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Substance Regulatory Obligations

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Zinc

EC number: 231-175-3

CAS number: 7440-66-6

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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
Water-react. 1; Pyr. Sol. 1
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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
zinc powder — zinc dust (stabilised)
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)
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
yes
zinc powder — zinc dust (stabilised)
yes

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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
zinc powder — zinc dust (stabilised)
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)
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
Water-react. 1; Pyr. Sol. 1; Aquatic Acute 1; Aquatic Chronic 1
zinc powder — zinc dust (stabilised)
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  
zinc
yes
Powder/dust (pyrophoric)
Details
zinc
yes
Powder/dust (stabilised)
Details
Fertilisers Regulation

Fertilisers Regulation, Annex I, E.2.1, E.2.2 and E.2.3

This list contains Annex I fertiliser types according to their specific characteristics. Regulation 2003/2003/EC consolidates all European Union rules that apply to fertilisers, and ensures that the technical requirements it outlines are implemented uniformly. The Regulation only applies to mineral fertilisers consisting of one or more plant nutrients.

Name CAS Min micro-nutrient content_1 Min micro-nutrient content_2 Min micro-nutrient content_3 Min micro-nutrient content_4 Min micro-nutrient content_5
Zinc (Zn)
7440-66-6
0.5 %wt
0.1 %wt
0.01 %wt
0.002 %wt
0.002 %wt
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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
yes
zinc powder — zinc dust (stabilised)
yes
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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
Water-react. 1; Pyr. Sol. 1
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
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
I
MP2
P403
1436
WS
E0
CV23
S20
(E)
1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
II
MP14
PP40
P410
IBC07
1436
SGAN
WS
423
E2
AT
T3
TP33
CV23
PP40
(D/E)
2
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
III
MP14
B4
P410
IBC08
R001
1436
SGAN
WS
423
E1
AT
T1
TP33
VC2
AP4
AP5
CV23
B4
(E)
3
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
I
1436
WS
X423
E0
P403
MP2
1
CW23
W1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
II
1436
WS
CE10
423
SGAN
E2
PP40
P410
IBC07
MP14
TP33
T3
2
CW23
W1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
III
1436
WS
CE11
423
SGAN
E1
B4
P410
IBC08
R001
MP14
TP33
T1
3
CW23
VC2
AP4
AP5
W1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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)
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
I
1436
WS
PP
EX
A
E0
0
HA08
VE01
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
II
1436
WS
PP
EX
A
E2
0
HA08
VE01
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ZINC POWDER or ZINC DUST
7440-66-6
4.3
4.3+4.2
III
1436
WS
PP
EX
A
E1
0
HA08
VE01
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
yes
zinc powder — zinc dust (stabilised)
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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
Water-react. 1; Pyr. Sol. 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
Zinc
7440-66-6
5 mg/kg
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
zinc
Powder/dust (pyrophoric)
030-001-00-1
231-175-3
Water-react. 1; Pyr. Sol. 1
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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
Water-react. 1; Pyr. Sol. 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  
zinc
231-175-3
030-001-00-1
Flame
Powder/dust (pyrophoric)
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
zinc powder — zinc dust (pyrophoric)
231-175-3
Water-react. 1
Pyr. Sol. 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.
HP14 Ecotoxic: waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.
030-001-00-1
zinc powder — zinc dust (stabilised)
231-175-3
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1
HP14 Ecotoxic: waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.
030-001-01-9

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