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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

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Administrative data

Hazard for aquatic organisms

Hazard for air

Hazard for terrestrial organisms

Hazard for predators

Additional information

Measured ecotoxicity data are not available for the aquatic toxicity endpoints and PNECs have not been derived for freshwater, saltwater, sediment, and soil.

In accordance with column 2 of REACH Annex VII and VIII, the acute toxicity tests do not need to be conducted if there are mitigating factors indicating that aquatic toxicity is unlikely to occur. This Category consists of substances which are gas at standard temperature and pressure and is expected to partition primarily to air; therefore aquatic toxicity tests may not be relevant. In addition, it is technically difficult to maintain aqueous concentrations of gases for toxicity testing.

Conclusion on classification

This members of the Petroleum gases, methane, ethane, propane and butane are listed in Annex I of Directive 67/548/EEC with the physical hazard- extremely flammable but are not classified for environmental hazards. This Category would not be classified for environmental hazards