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General information

Status:
67/548/EEC annex 1
Index number:
603-022-00-4
ATP inserted:
19
Remarks:
The substance diethyl ether is listed in Annex VI to regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 under Index-No 603-022-00-4. The following classification is based on this classification, considering contributions by impurities as given in the chapter on composition, following mixture classification rules within DPD (Directive 1999/45/EEC). Safety phrases are not required as the substance will not be labelled under DPD.

Related composition

Related composition:
Composition 10

Classification

Explosiveness

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Oxidising properties

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Flammability

Classification:
F+; R12 Extremely flammable.

Thermal stability

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Acute toxicity

Classification:
Xn; R22 Harmful if swallowed.

Acute toxicity - irreversible damage after single exposure

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Repeated dose toxicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Irritation / corrosion

Classification:
R66 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.

Sensitisation

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Carcinogenicity

Classification:
Carc. Cat. 3; R40 Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.

Mutagenicity - genetic toxicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - fertility

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Toxicity to reproduction - development

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Toxicity to reproduction - breastfed babies

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Environment

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Labelling

Indication of danger

F+ - extremely flammable
Xn - harmful

Risk phrases

R12 - Extremely flammable
R19 - May form explosive peroxides
R22 - Harmful if swallowed
R40 - Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect
R66 - Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking
R67 - Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness

Specific concentration limits

Notes