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Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

DSD-DPD

General information

Name:
Tetrahydrofuran
Status:
67/548/EEC annex 1
Index number:
603-025-00-0
ATP inserted:
19th ATP

Classification

Explosiveness

Classification:
R19 May form explosive peroxides.

Oxidising properties

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Flammability

Classification:
F; R11 Highly flammable

Thermal stability

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Acute toxicity

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Acute toxicity - irreversible damage after single exposure

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Repeated dose toxicity

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Irritation / corrosion

Classification:
Xi; R36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.

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:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - fertility

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - development

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - breastfed babies

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Environment

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Labelling

Indication of danger

F - highly flammable
Xn - harmful

Risk phrases

R11 - Highly flammable
R19 - May form explosive peroxides
R22 - Harmful if swallowed
R36/37 - Irritating to eyes and respiratory system
R40 - Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect
R67 - Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness

Safety phrases

S2 - keep out of the reach of children
S13 - keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs
S16 - keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking
S25 - avoid contact with eyes
S26 - in case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S29 - do not empty into drains
S33 - take precautionary measures against static discharges
S36/37 - wear suitable protective clothing and gloves
S39 - wear eye/face protection
S46 - if swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label

Specific concentration limits

1. Concentration range (%):
> 25
Classification:
Xi; R36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.

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