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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol

Bisphenol A; BPA

EC number: 201-245-8

CAS number: 80-05-7

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
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
bisphenol A; 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol
80-05-7
Construction Products Regulation
Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Ref No. Substance Identification Expressed As Product type, body parts Maximum Threshold Restriction(s) Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Molecular formula
1176
Bisphenol A
201-245-8
80-05-7
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
End-of-Life Vehicles Directive
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  
4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol
bisphenol A
80-05-7
yes
yes
Details
Food Contact Active and Intelligent Materials and Articles Regulation
Food Contact Recycled Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation
General Product Safety Directive
In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive
Marine Environmental Policy Framework Directive
Medical Devices Directive
OELs - Occupational Exposure Limits - 4th list

Occupational Exposure Limits - 4th list - Indicative OELVs

This list contains the indicative occupational exposure limit values (IOELVs) from Commission Directive 2017/164/EU. Member States are required to bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive, which establishes values for reference period of eight-hour time weighted average and for a short-term period of 15 minutes. The Directive adds limit values for 27 new chemical agents, and amends 6 existing ones established by earlier directives.

Name EC Number CAS Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Expressed As Physical form Skin Designation Miscellaneous Notes  
mg/m3 ppm mg/m3 ppm
Bisphenol A
4,4'-Isopropylidenediphenol
201-245-8
80-05-7
2 mg/m3
Inhalable fraction
2 Commission Directive (EU) 2017/164 of 31 January 2017 establishing a fourth list of indicative occupational exposure limit values pursuant to Council Directive 98/24/EC, and amending Commission Directives 91/322/EEC, 2000/39/EC and 2009/161/EU.
Details
Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

This list contains the Union list of authorised monomers, other starting substances, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation, additives and polymer production aids. It is taken from Annex I of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Name CAS FCM No Ref No. Additive or PPA Use as monomer/macromolecule FRF applicable SML (mg/kg) SML(T) Group Restriction No SML(T) Group FCM substances SML(T) (mg/kg) Restriction(s) Notes on verification Notes Physical form Group name Expressed As  
2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane
80-05-7
151
13480
13607
no
yes
no
0.05 mg/kg
Not to be used for the manufacture of polycarbonate infant [Infant as defined in Article 2(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 609/2013] feeding bottles [This restriction is applicable from 1 May 2011 as regards the manufacture and from 1 June 2011 as regards the placing on the market and importation into the Union].
Not to be used for the manufacture of polycarbonate drinking cups or bottles which, due to their spill proof characteristics, are intended for infants [Infant as defined in Article 2(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 609/2013] and young children [Young children as defined in Article 2(2)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 609/2013].
Details
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  
bisphenol A; 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol
80-05-7
Repr. 1B
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  
bisphenol A; 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol
80-05-7
Repr. 1B; Skin Sens. 1
Details
Safety and Health of Workers at Work Directive
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  
bisphenol A; 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol
201-245-8
80-05-7
604-030-00-0
Corrosion
Health hazard
Exclamation mark
Details
Toy Safety Directive

Toy Safety Directive - Substances Restricted in Toys

This list contains substances whose use in toys is restricted in the European Union in accordance with points 8 and 13, Part III, and Appendices A and C of Annex II (Particular Safety Requirements) to Directive 2009/48/EC on toy safety. List entries include substance name, CAS number, limit values for certain product types and, where applicable, notes on restrictions.

Name CAS Application Name Expressed As Content limit Emission Limit Restriction(s) SML Notes  
Bisphenol A
80-05-7
Toys intended for use by children under 36 months or in other toys intended to be placed in the mouth
Allowed to use if comply with migration limit in accordance with the methods laid down in EN 71-10:2005 and EN 71-11:2005
0.04 mg/l
Appendix C to Annex II
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
bisphenol A; 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol
201-245-8
80-05-7
Repr. 1B
STOT SE 3
Eye Dam. 1
Skin Sens. 1
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.
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.
HP4 Irritant — skin irritation and eye damage: waste which on application can cause skin irritation or damage to the eye.
HP13 Sensitising: waste which contains one or more substances known to cause sensitising effects to the skin or the respiratory organs.
604-030-00-0

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