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Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

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General information

Name:
Methyl formate (legal classification)
Status:
67/548/EEC annex 1
ATP last update:
25th
Remarks:
The harmonized classification of Methyl formate is R12, R20/22 and R37/37; the classification of methanol is not considered here

Related composition

Related composition:
Composition 1

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; R20/22 Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.

Repeated dose toxicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Irritation / corrosion

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

Sensitisation

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Carcinogenicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Mutagenicity - genetic toxicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - fertility

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - development

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - breastfed babies

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

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
R20/22 - Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed
R36/37 - Irritating to eyes and respiratory system

Safety phrases

S2 - keep out of the reach of children
S9 - keep container in a well-ventilated place
S16 - keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking
S24 - avoid contact with skin
S26 - in case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S33 - take precautionary measures against static discharges

Specific concentration limits

Notes