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Proposals and news on harmonised CLP classificationsHarmonised classification: substance proposals

The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC), which draws up ECHA’s opinions related to the risks of substances to human health and the environment in the REACH and CLP processes, has published on ECHA website the Harmonised classifications and related dossier that have been proposed for the following substances:

  • 2-Phenylpropene (EC 202-705-0, CAS 98-83-9): Germany has proposed the addition of Skin Sens. 1B, H317 and Carc. 2, H351 to the preexisting harmonized classification
  • N-1-naphthylaniline (EC 201-983-0, CAS 90-30-2): Germany has proposed the following harmonized classification: Acute Tox. 4, H302; Skin Sens. 1, H317 and a oral ATE of 1231 mg/kg bw

Furthermore, the proposals for the following two substances have been withdrawn:

  • sodium perborate; sodium peroxoborate
  • boron compounds, with the exception of those specified elsewhere in this Annex

Harmonised classification: intentions of proposal

There are new intentions of proposal regarding Harmonised classification and labelling for the following substances:

  • 1,3-dimethylimidazolidin-2-one (EC 201-304-8, CAS 80-73-9)
  • tert-butyl hydroperoxide (EC 200-915-7, CAS 75-91-2)
  • pentaboron sodium octaoxide (EC 234-522-7, CAS 12007-92-0)
  • sodium metaborate, anhydrous (EC 231-891-6, CAS 7775-19-1)
  • sodium;oxido(oxo)borane;tetrahydrate (EC 600-663-1,CAS 10555-76-7)
  • potassium pentaborate (EC 234-371-7, CAS 11128-29-3)
  • dipotassium tetraborate (EC 215-575-5, CAS 1332-77-0)
  • potassium metaborate (EC 237-262-2, CAS 13709-94-9)
  • dipotassium octaborate (EC 686-800-6, CAS 12008-39-8)
  • diammonium decaborate (EC 234-521-1, CAS 12007-89-5)
  • calcium metaborate (Ca(BO2)2) and calcium tetraborate (CaB4O7), amorphous reaction products of boric acid with lime (EC 701-311-0, CAS -)
  • calcium tetraborate (EC 234-511-7, CAS 12007-56-6)

The proposed classification will be evaluated by the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC)

You can find more details on intentions concerning these substances on the specific ECHA page for intentions of Harmonised classification

For further information concerning the Harmonised classification according to CLP, follow these links:

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