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RAC adopted opinions on harmonised classification and labelling for 14 substances

The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted fourteen proposals for harmonised classification and labelling for the following substances:

  • Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxilane; [D4]
  • Branched hexatriacontane
  • 2-methoxyethyl acrylate
  • Diisooctyl phthalate
  • Imiprothrin (ISO)
  • Silicon carbide fibres (diameter <3 µm, length > 5 µm and aspect ratio ≥ 3:1)
  • Pymetrozine (ISO)
  • Margosa, ext. [cold-pressed oil of Azadirachta indica seeds without shells extracted with super-critical carbon dioxide]
  • Ipconazole (ISO)
  • Ethofumesate (ISO)
  • L-(+)-lactic acid
  • Diisononyl phthalate (DINP)
  • mefentrifluconazole
  • MCPA-thioethyl

RAC also adopted one restriction proposal on lead in gunshot and adopted three scientific evaluations on occupational exposure limits on nickel and its compounds, benzene and acrylonitrile.

The Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) adopted two final opinions on restriction proposals for use of diisocyanates in the workplace and use of lead stabilisers in PVC articles.

RAC agreed on seven and SEAC on five draft opinions on six applications for authorisation on uses of chromium (VI) substances.

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Published 6th April 2018
Categories Biocides, Links, News
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