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Substance Regulatory Obligations

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Carbon

EC number: 231-153-3

CAS number: 7440-44-0

Last updated: 16/03/2021
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.

Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex IV - Allowed Colorants

This list contains coloring agents allowed for use in cosmetic products marketed in the European Union. The list indicates the approved fields for application, including whether or not the colorant is permitted for use in products applied near the eye or on mucous membranes, or in products intended to come in contact with the skin.

Ref No. Substance Identification Conditions Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Colour index (CI) Number Colour Physical form Product type, body parts Restriction(s) Maximum Threshold Expressed As Function(s)
126
Carbon
231-153-3
7440-44-0
77266
Black
All cosmetic products
Purity > 97 %, with the following impurity profile: Ash content ≤ 0.15 %, total sulphur ≤ 0.65 %, total PAH ≤ 500 ppb and benzo(a)pyrene ≤ 5 ppb, dibenz(a,h)anthracene ≤ 5 ppb, total As ≤ 3 ppm, total Pb ≤ 10 ppm, total Hg ≤ 1 ppm
Colorant
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126a
Carbon
231-153-3
7440-44-0
77266
Black
nano
All cosmetic products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end user's lungs by inhalation; Only nanomaterials having the following characteristics are allowed: Purity > 97 %, with the following impurity profile: Ash content ≤ 0.15 %, total sulphur ≤ 0.65 %, total PAH ≤ 500 ppb and benzo(a)pyrene ≤ 5 ppb, dibenz(a,h)anthracene ≤ 5 ppb, total As ≤ 3 ppm, total Pb ≤ 10 ppm, and total Hg ≤ 1 ppm; Primary particle size ≥ 20 nm
10 %
Colorant
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Food Contact Recycled Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

FCMs Recycled Plastic & Articles Regulation - Annex I - Authorised Use

This list contains the Annex I Plastic Food Contact Materials (FCMs) authorised for use in the European Union under Regulation 10/2011/EU. Pursuant to Art. 4(b) of Directive 282/2008/EC on recycled plastic FCMs, plastic recycling processes can only be authorised if input originates from plastic materials and articles manufactured in accordance with EU legislation on plastic food contact materials and articles.

Name CAS Physical form 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  
carbon
7440-44-0
713
43480
yes
no
no
Only for use in PET at maximum 10 mg/kg of polymer.^Same purity requirements as for Vegetable Carbon (E 153) set out by Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 with exception of ash content which can be up to 10 % (w/w).
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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
CARBON, ACTIVATED
7440-44-0
4.2
4.2
III
MP14
PP11
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
1362
SGAV
S2
40
E1
AT
T1
TP33
646
VC1
VC2
AP1
PP11
B3
(E)
4
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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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
CARBON, ACTIVATED
7440-44-0
4.2
4.2
III
1362
S2
CE11
40
SGAV
E1
PP11
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
MP14
TP33
T1
4
VC1
VC2
AP1
W1
646
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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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)
CARBON, ACTIVATED
7440-44-0
4.2
4.2
III
1362
S2
PP
E1
0
646
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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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  
carbon
7440-44-0
713
43480
yes
no
no
Only for use in PET at maximum 10 mg/kg of polymer.
Same purity requirements as for Vegetable Carbon (E 153) set out by Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 with exception of ash content which can be up to 10 % (w/w).
charcoal, activated
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PPP - Plant Protection Products Regulation

Annex of Approved Active Substances for Plant Protection Products

This list contains the active substances approved under Regulation 1107/2009/EC, as listed in Regulation 540/2011/EU. The list is separated into five parts: Part A (deemed to have been approved under 1107/2009/EC); Part B (approved under 1107/2009/EC); Part C (basic substances); Part D (low-risk active substances); and Part E (candidates for substitution). Entries include common & IUPAC names, identifiers (e.g., CAS, CIPAC), purity information, and approval and approval expiration dates.

Name CAS Ref No. CIPAC No. Purity Qualifier Expressed As Date of approval Expiration of approval Part Use Notes  
Activated charcoal
7440-44-0
13
31 March 2017
C Basic Substances
1 Please refer to the original source document (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32011R0540) and subsequent amendments for applicable additional specific provisions.
161 Purity required by Regulation (EU) No 231/2012.
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