legislation-obligation

Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Cadmium

EC number: 231-152-8

CAS number: 7440-43-9

Last updated: 23/02/2021
ECHA Legislation Regulatory Obligations

Regulatory obligations may exist for this substance under the legislations under ECHA’s remit or for which ECHA has delegated tasks (i.e. REACH, CLP, BPR, PIC, CAD / CMD, WFD, and POPs). Please check the substance Infocard.

Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive

Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains hazardous substances for purposes of Directive 90/385/EEC on active implantable medical devices, particularly as regards Article 3 and Annex I (Essential Requirements). This non-exhaustive database is derived from: Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, REACH Candidate List of SVHCs, and Directive 2000/54/EC's Annex III (Biological Agents list).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: List of SVHC
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Pyr. Sol. 1; Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
As, Cd, Hg, Ni, PAHs in Ambient Air Directive

Annex I+II - Target Values & Assessments Thresholds (As Cd Hg Ni PAHs)

This list contains: (1) target values for arsenic, cadmium, nickel and benzo(a)pyrene in ambient air, and (2) upper and lower assessment thresholds as one of the requirements for assessment of concentrations of these substances within a zone or agglomeration. Target values are fixed with the aim of avoiding, preventing or reducing harmful effects on human health and the environment as a whole, to be attained where possible over a given period.

Name CAS Average sampling duration Emission medium Average limit Upper assessment Lower assessment Notes
Cadmium
7440-43-9
1 year
Air
5 ng/m3
3 ng/m3
2 ng/m3
1 For the total content in the PM10 fraction averaged over a calendar year.
2 Emission limit is the Target value for the total content in the PM10 fraction
Atmospheric Pollutants Emission Reductions Directive

Atmospheric Pollutants Directive, Annex I - Annual Emission Reporting

This list contains the Annex I pollutants that European Union Member States (MS) must measure and report on as part of their national emission reporting requirements. Table A lists the required annual reporting requirements; Table B lists the optional annual reporting requirements; Table C lists required two- and four-year reporting requirements. The National Emission Ceilings Directive 2016/2284/EU establishes emission reduction commitments for all EU MS.

Name CAS Element Expressed As Group Note(s) Reference Reporting Date Table Time Series  
cadmium
7440-43-9
Total national emissions by NFR source category
heavy metals
9 Re-submissions due to errors shall be provided within four weeks at the latest and include a clear explanation of the changes made.
Art 8(1)(1) Member States shall prepare and annually update national emission inventories for the pollutants set out in Table A of Annex I, in accordance with the requirements set out therein.
15 February
A Annual emission reporting requirements as referred to in the first subparagraph of Article 8(1)
Annual, from 1990 to reporting year minus 2 (X-2)
Details
cadmium
7440-43-9
National gridded data of emissions by source category (GNFR), Large Point Sources (LPS) by source category (GNFR)
heavy metals
1 Re-submissions due to errors shall be provided within four weeks and include a clear explanation of the changes made.
Art 8(2) Member States shall prepare and update every four years spatially disaggregated national emission inventories and large point source inventories and, every two years, national emission projections for the pollutants set out in Table C of Annex I, in accordance with the requirements set out therein.
1 May
C Reporting requirements on emissions and projections as referred to in Article 8(2)
Every four years for reporting year minus 2 (X-2) as from 2017
Details
cadmium
7440-43-9
Informative Inventory Report
heavy metals
Art 8(3) Member States shall draw up an informative inventory report which shall accompany the national emission inventories and projections referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, in accordance with the requirements set out in Table D of Annex I.
15 March
D Annual reporting requirements on informative inventory report referred to in Article 8(3)
All years (as indicated in tables A-C)
Details
CAD - Chemical Agents Directive

CAD - Chemical Agents Directive, Article 2(b)(i) - Hazardous Agents

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory based on the list of substances with harmonised classification and labelling (i.e., Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC). While the harmonised list covers many hazardous substances, others not listed may also meet the classification criteria in accordance with the CLP Regulation.

Name CAS
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Ceramic Articles Directive

Ceramic Articles Directive - Lead and Cadmium Migration Limits

This list contains migration limits for the substances lead and cadmium used in the manufacture of ceramic articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs pursuant to Directive 84//500/EEC. For a ceramic article to be recognized as satisfying the Directive's requirements, quantities of lead and/or cadmium extracted during the test carried out under the conditions laid down in Annexes I and II of the Directive must not exceed the limits provided.

Name CAS FCM SML Notes  
Cadmium
7440-43-9
Category 1: Ceramic articles which cannot be filled and articles which can be filled, the internal depth of which, measured from the lowest point to the horizontal plane passing through the upper rim, does not exceed 25 mm
0.07 mg/dm2
1 Where a ceramic article consists of a vessel fitted with a ceramic lid, the lead and/or cadmium limit which may not be exceeded (mg/dm2 or mg/litre) shall be that which applies to the vessel alone.
2 Where a ceramic article does not exceed the quantities by more than 50 %, that article shall be recognized as satisfying the requirements of this Directive if at least 3 other articles with the same shape, dimensions, decoration and glaze are subjected to a test under the conditions laid down in Annexes I and II and the average quantities of lead and/or cadmium extracted from those articles do not exceed the limits set, with none of those articles exceeding those limits by more than 50 %.
Details
Cadmium
7440-43-9
Category 2: All other ceramic articles which can be filled
0.3 mg/l
1 Where a ceramic article consists of a vessel fitted with a ceramic lid, the lead and/or cadmium limit which may not be exceeded (mg/dm2 or mg/litre) shall be that which applies to the vessel alone.
2 Where a ceramic article does not exceed the quantities by more than 50 %, that article shall be recognized as satisfying the requirements of this Directive if at least 3 other articles with the same shape, dimensions, decoration and glaze are subjected to a test under the conditions laid down in Annexes I and II and the average quantities of lead and/or cadmium extracted from those articles do not exceed the limits set, with none of those articles exceeding those limits by more than 50 %.
Details
Cadmium
7440-43-9
Category 3: Ceramic: cooking ware; packaging and storage vessels having a capacity of more than three litres
0.1 mg/l
1 Where a ceramic article consists of a vessel fitted with a ceramic lid, the lead and/or cadmium limit which may not be exceeded (mg/dm2 or mg/litre) shall be that which applies to the vessel alone.
2 Where a ceramic article does not exceed the quantities by more than 50 %, that article shall be recognized as satisfying the requirements of this Directive if at least 3 other articles with the same shape, dimensions, decoration and glaze are subjected to a test under the conditions laid down in Annexes I and II and the average quantities of lead and/or cadmium extracted from those articles do not exceed the limits set, with none of those articles exceeding those limits by more than 50 %.
Details
CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

Carc and Muta Directive, Annex I - Substances, Mixtures & Processes

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances based on Art. 2 carcinogen and mutagen (CM) definitions and Annex I of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive. Category 1A and 1B carcinogens and mutagens are derived from the CLP Regulation's Table 3 of Annex VI (1272/2008/EC). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents as far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Physical form Substance Description Notes  
cadmium
non-pyrophoric
Details
cadmium
pyrophoric
Details
Construction Products Regulation

Construction Product Regulation - Annex I (3) - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances taken from: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP; (2) the Candidate List of SVHCs; (3) Annex XIV of REACH (Authorisation List); (4) Annex XVII of REACH (Restrictions List); (5) F-gases subject to emission limits/reporting per Regulation 517/2014/EU; and (6) volatile organic compounds (VOCs) listed in the Ambient Air Directive 2008/50/EC. The basis of the list is Annex I(3) of the Construction Products Regulation 305/2011/EC, which stipulates that construction works must not have a high impact on human health or the environment as a result of: giving off toxic gas; emissions of dangerous substances, volatile organic compounds (VOC), greenhouse gases or dangerous particles into indoor or outdoor air; release of dangerous substances into drinking water, ground water, marine waters, surface waters or soil.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU REACH: Annex XIV EU REACH: List of SVHC EU REACH: Annex XVII EU FGG (517/2014) EU VOC (2008/50)
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
Annex 17
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
yes
Annex 17 Appendix 2
cadmium (pyrophoric)
yes
Annex 17 Appendix 2

Construction Product Regulation - Article 6(5) - SDS and Declaration

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances originating from: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP (i.e., the list of harmonised substances); (2) the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs); and REACH Annex XIV (Authorisation List). This list is compiled on the basis of Article 6(5) of Regulation 305/2011/EC on Marketing of Construction Products. This provision requires SDSs and information on hazardous substances (i.e., SVHCs) contained in construction products be provided with the declaration of performance.

Name CAS EU REACH: Annex XIV EU REACH: List of SVHC
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
cadmium (pyrophoric)
End-of-Life Vehicles Directive

End-of-Life Vehicles Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of hazardous substances as defined by Article 2(11) of the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive 2000/53/EC. It is based on the relevant subset of substances with harmonised classification listed in Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008)
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1; Aquatic Acute 1; Aquatic Chronic 1
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Pyr. Sol. 1; Carc. 1B; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1; Aquatic Acute 1; Aquatic Chronic 1
EU Ecolabel Regulation

Ecolabels - Restrictions for Hazardous Substances/Mixtures

This list contains: (1) the hazardous substances with harmonised classifications and labelling (i.e., Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP Regulation); and (2) the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHC). The EU Ecolabel may not be awarded to substances or mixtures classified as such. Note that this list is not exhaustive. While the harmonised list covers many hazardous substances, others not listed may also meet classification criteria in accordance with the CLP Regulation.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Expressed As Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP EU REACH: List of SVHC Physical form Substance Description  
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
Details
cadmium
yes
non-pyrophoric
Details
cadmium
yes
pyrophoric
Details
Food Contact Active and Intelligent Materials and Articles Regulation

Active and Intelligent Materials - CMR Substances not allowed for use

This list contains a non-exhaustive list of Carcinogens, Mutagens and Reproductive substances (CMRs) that are not allowed for use in components of active and intelligent materials and articles per Art. 5(2)(c)(i) of Regulation 450/2009/EC. The list is derived from a subset of substances on Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC).

Name CAS Index EC Number Substance Description Expressed As Physical form Restriction(s) Classifications
cadmium
048-002-00-0
231-152-8
non-pyrophoric
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2
cadmium
048-011-00-X
231-152-8
pyrophoric
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2
General Product Safety Directive

General Product Safety Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances that fall within the European Union's hazardous substance definitions, as provided on: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC; (2) Annex III of Directive 2000/54/EC (Biological Agents); Candidate List of SVHCs; and REACH Annexes XIV and XVII (Authorisation and Restriction lists). They can be considered hazardous for purposes of the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU REACH: Annex XIV EU REACH: List of SVHC EU REACH: Annex XVII EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
Annex 17
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
yes
Annex 17 Appendix 2
cadmium (pyrophoric)
yes
Annex 17 Appendix 2
In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive

In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of hazardous substances for purposes of essential requirements (Article 3 and Annex I) for general safety, design, manufacture and hazard communication of in vitro diagnostic medical devices. It is derived from: Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, REACH Candidate List of SVHCs, and Directive 2000/54/EC's Annex III (Biological Agents list).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: List of SVHC
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Pyr. Sol. 1; Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
Industrial Emissions Directive

IPPC - Industrial Emissions Directive, Annex II - Polluting Substances

This list contains the polluting substances for which emission limit values are assigned under Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control - IPPC). Member States must permit all qualifying facilities in order to ensure that they minimize impact on the environment. The permit issued must provide emission limit values for pollutants on this list.

Name CAS Air Water Annex X of Dir 2000/60/EC
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
yes
Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex I - ADR

This list contains the ADR Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the European Union's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group Packaging UN No. ADR tank Classification code Hazard identification no. Limited and excepted quantities Vehicle for tank carriage Portable tank and bulk containers Special provisions Special provisions for carriage Transport category (Tunnel restriction code) Notes  
Mixed packing provisions Special packing provisions Packing instructions Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Limited quantities Unit Instructions Special provisions bulk Loading, unloading & handling Operation Packages Tunnel restriction code Transport category
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
I
MP18
P002
IBC07
2570
S10AH
L10CH
TU14
TU15
TE19
TE21
T5
66
E5
AT
T6
TP33
274
596
CV1
CV13
CV28
S9
S14
(C/E)
1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
II
MP10
B4
P002
IBC08
2570
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
TE19
T5
60
E4
500 g
AT
T3
TP33
274
596
CV13
CV28
S9
S19
B4
(D/E)
2
Details
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
III
MP10
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
2570
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
TE19
T5
60
E1
5 kg
AT
T1
TP33
274
596
VC1
VC2
AP7
CV13
CV28
S9
B3
(E)
2
Details

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex II - RID

This list contains the RID Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the European Union's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. Classification code Express parcels Hazard identification number RID Tanks Limited and excepted quantities Packaging Portable tanks and bulk containers Transport category Special provisions for carriage Special provisions Notes  
Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Units Limited quantities Special packaging provisions Packaging instructions Mixed packing provisions Special provisions Instructions Loading, unloading & handling bulk Packages
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
I
2570
T5
66
S10AH
L10CH
TU14
TU15
TU38
TE21
TE22
E5
P002
IBC07
MP18
TP33
T6
1
CW13
CW28
CW31
W10
274
596
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
II
2570
T5
CE9
60
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
E4
500 g
B4
P002
IBC08
MP10
TP33
T3
2
CW13
CW28
CW31
W11
274
596
Details
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
III
2570
T5
CE11
60
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
E1
5 kg
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
MP10
TP33
T1
2
CW13
CW28
CW31
VC1
VC2
AP7
274
596
Details

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex III - ADN

This list contains the ADN Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the European Union's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. or ID no. Carriage permitted Classification code Equipment required Limited and excepted quantities Number of blue cones/lights Provisions concerning loading, unloading and carriage Ventilation Remarks Special provisions Notes  
Excepted quantities Limited quantities Units Column (11c) Column (11b) Column (11a)
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
I
2570
T5
PP
EP
E5
2
274
596
802
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
II
2570
T5
PP
EP
E4
500 g
2
274
596
802
Details
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
III
2570
T5
PP
EP
E1
5 kg
0
274
596
802
Details
Marine Environmental Policy Framework Directive

Marine Environmental Policy Framework Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of hazardous substances for purposes of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, especially as it concerns Art. 3(8), and Annexes I and III. The listed substances meet the European Union's definitions as hazardous, as provided on: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC); (2) Annex III of Directive 2000/54/EC (Biological Agents); Candidate List of SVHCs; and REACH Annex XIV (Authorisation List).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU REACH: List of SVHC EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: Annex XIV
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
yes
cadmium (pyrophoric)
yes
Medical Devices Directive

Medical Devices Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains hazardous substances in accordance with the Medical Devices Directive's (MDD) design and construction requirements pursuant to Annex I, Part II (7) & (8) (i.e., chemical, physical and biological properties; and infection and microbial contamination). Specifically, the non-exhaustive database is derived from: Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, REACH Candidate List of SVHCs, and Directive 2000/54/EC's Annex III (Biological Agents list).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: List of SVHC
Cadmium
7440-43-9
yes
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Pyr. Sol. 1; Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex II - Restricted Substances

This list contains the Annex II substances subject to general restrictions for use in plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. Each listed substance includes specific migration limit that must not be exceeded.

Name CAS SML (mg/kg) Notes
Cadmium
7440-43-9
0.002 mg/kg
ND Specific Migration Limit (SML): Not Detectable; detection limit assigned in accordance with second subparagraph of Article 11(4)
LOD Specific Migration Limit (SML): Specified Limit of Detection
1a Substance listed in Table 1. Plastic materials and articles shall not release the substances in Table 1 in quantities exceeding the specific migration limits expressed in mg/kg food or simulant specified in column (3), and subject to the remarks in Column (4).
1b Substances listed in Table 1 shall only be used in accordance with the compositional requirements set out in Chapter II. If Chapter II does not provide a basis for the authorised use of such a substance, that substance may only be present as an impurity subject to the restrictions specified in Table 1.
Pressure Equipment Directive

Pressure Equipment Directive - Group 1 Fluids Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of hazardous substances based on Article 13(1)(a) of Directive 2014/68/EU, defining Group 1 fluids for purposes of classifying pressure equipment in accordance with the Directive. The list is derived from a subset of the substances with harmonised classifications, as listed on Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC.

Name CAS Substance Description Expressed As Physical form Restriction(s) Index EC Number Classifications
cadmium
non-pyrophoric
048-002-00-0
231-152-8
Acute Tox. 2 (Inhalation)
cadmium
pyrophoric
048-011-00-X
231-152-8
Pyr. Sol. 1; Acute Tox. 2 (Inhalation)
Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive

Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive, Annex I+II

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances to which pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding may not be exposed. Employers are obligated to prevent the exposure of these workers to any agents that may have adverse health effects on either mother or child. The inventory originates from Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP.

Name CAS CLP (1272/2008) CMRs ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC EU_BA PREGW Notes  
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2
yes
Details
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2
yes
Details
Protection of Young People Directive

Physical, Biological and Chemical Agents & Processes and Work

This list contains biological and chemical agents, in accordance with Art. 7 and points 2 and 3 of the Annex to Directive 94/33/EC, to which young persons (under 18 years of age) may not be exposed at the workplace. The list is a non-exhaustive inventory of such substances based on: 1) agents of risk groups 3 and 4 under Directive 2000/54/EC; 2) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation; 3) and Annex I of Directive 2004/37/EC.

Name CAS EC_YOUNG ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC Notes  
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
Details
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
Details
Safety and Health of Workers at Work Directive

Safety and Health of Workers at Work Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances that fall within the scope of the European Union's definition of hazardous chemical and biological substances, as provided on: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC; and (2) Annex III of Directive 2000/54/EC (Biological Agents). The EU's Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Framework Directive 89/391/EEC applies to risks arising from chemical, physical and biological agents at the workplace.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
cadmium (pyrophoric)
Pyr. Sol. 1; Carc. 1B; Muta. 2; Repr. 2; Acute Tox. 2; STOT RE 1
Safety and/or Health Signs at Work Directive

Workplace Signs - minimum requirements & signs on containers and pipes

This list contains hazardous substances based on Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC. According to the annexes to Directive 92/58/EEC, storage areas and containers containing chemical substances or mixtures that are classified as hazardous according to the CLP Regulation must be duly marked and/or labeled. Directive 92/58/EEC requires employers to ensure proper signage is posted in areas where hazards cannot be avoided or reduced.

Name EC Number CAS Index Sustance Description Danger Symbols Restriction Physical form  
cadmium
231-152-8
048-011-00-X
Flame
Skull and crossbones
Health hazard
pyrophoric
Details
cadmium
231-152-8
048-002-00-0
Skull and crossbones
Health hazard
non-pyrophoric
Details
Water for Human Consumption Directive

Water for Human Consumption Directive - Quality Criteria

This list contains the Annex I parameters from the Drinking Water Directive 98/83/EC, which concerns the quality of water intended for human consumption. Its objective is to protect human health from adverse effects of any contamination of water intended for human consumption by ensuring that it is wholesome and clean.

Name CAS Application Name Expressed As Maximum Threshold Minimum Threshold Part Qualifier(s) Restriction(s) Notes  
Cadmium
7440-43-9
Drinking water
5 μg/l
B Part B - Chemical parameters
Details
WFD - Waste Framework Directive

Waste Framework Directive, Annex III - Waste - Hazardous Properties

This list contains substances that have been assigned hazard property (HP) waste codes 1-15, as defined in terms of the hazard class and category, hazard (H) statement, and/or concentration limits provided in Annex III of the Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC. The classifications of the substances listed in the list are based on their harmonised classifications per Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC.

Name EC Number CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) HP Code Index
cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
231-152-8
Carc. 1B
Muta. 2
Repr. 2
Acute Tox. 2
STOT RE 1
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1
HP7 Carcinogenic: waste which induces cancer or increases its incidence.
HP11 Mutagenic: waste which may cause a mutation, that is a permanent change in the amount or structure of the genetic material in a cell.
HP10 Toxic for reproduction: waste which has adverse effects on sexual function and fertility in adult males and females, as well as developmental toxicity in the offspring.
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
HP5 Specific Target Organ Toxicity (STOT)/Aspiration Toxicity: waste which can cause specific target organ toxicity either from a single or repeated exposure, or which cause acute toxic effects following aspiration.
HP14 Ecotoxic: waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.
048-002-00-0
cadmium (pyrophoric)
231-152-8
Pyr. Sol. 1
Carc. 1B
Muta. 2
Repr. 2
Acute Tox. 2
STOT RE 1
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1
HP3 Flammable Waste (FW): (a)liq FW with flash pt <60°C or FW gas, diesel and light heating oils with flash pt >55°C and ≤75°C (b)pyrophoric liq/solid FW liable to ignite within 5 min after air contact (c)solid FW readily combustible or which may cause/contribute to fire by friction (d)gas FW which is F in air at 20°C and 101.3 kPa (e)water reactive FW which, in contact with water, emits F gases in dangerous quantities (f)other: aerosols, self-heating, organic peroxides and self-reactive FWs.
HP7 Carcinogenic: waste which induces cancer or increases its incidence.
HP11 Mutagenic: waste which may cause a mutation, that is a permanent change in the amount or structure of the genetic material in a cell.
HP10 Toxic for reproduction: waste which has adverse effects on sexual function and fertility in adult males and females, as well as developmental toxicity in the offspring.
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
HP5 Specific Target Organ Toxicity (STOT)/Aspiration Toxicity: waste which can cause specific target organ toxicity either from a single or repeated exposure, or which cause acute toxic effects following aspiration.
HP14 Ecotoxic: waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.
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