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Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

GHS

General Information

Name:
2-mercaptoethanol
Implementation:
EU

Related composition

Related composition:
Composition 4

Classificationopen allclose all

Explosives
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Flammable gases and chemically unstable gases
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Aerosols
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Oxidising gases
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Gases under pressure
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Flammable liquids
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Flammable solids
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Self-reactive substances and mixtures
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Pyrophoric liquids
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Pyrophoric solids
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Self-heating substances and mixtures
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Substances and mixtures which in contact with water emit flammable gases
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Oxidising liquids
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Oxidising solids
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Organic peroxides
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Corrosive to metals
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Desensitized explosives
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Acute toxicity - oral
Hazard category:
Acute Tox. 3
Hazard statement:
H301: Toxic if swallowed.
Acute toxicity - dermal
Hazard category:
Acute Tox. 2
Hazard statement:
H310: Fatal in contact with skin.
Acute toxicity - inhalation
Hazard category:
Acute Tox. 3
Hazard statement:
H331: Toxic if inhaled.
Skin corrosion / irritation
Hazard category:
Skin Irrit. 2
Hazard statement:
H315: Causes skin irritation.
Serious eye damage / eye irritation
Hazard category:
Eye Damage 1
Hazard statement:
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Respiratory sensitisation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Skin sensitisation
Hazard category:
Skin Sens. 1A
Hazard statement:
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Aspiration hazard
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Reproductive toxicity
Hazard category:
Repr. 2
Hazard statement:
H361: Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child <state specific effect if known> <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
Specific effect:
Fertility
Effects on or via lactation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Germ cell mutagenicity
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
Carcinogenicity
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
1. Specific target organ toxicity - single
Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification
1. Specific target organ toxicity - repeated
Hazard category:
STOT Rep. Exp. 2
Hazard statement:
H373: May cause damage to organs <or state all organs affected, if known> through prolonged or repeated exposure <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
Affected organs:
liver, heart
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute / short-term)
Hazard category:
Aquatic Acute 1
Hazard statement:
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (long-term)
Hazard category:
Aquatic Chronic 2
Hazard statement:
H411: Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
M-Factor acute:
1
Hazardous to the ozone layer
Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Labelling

Signal word:
Danger

Hazard pictogram

GHS05: corrosion
GHS06: skull and crossbones
GHS08: health hazard
GHS09: environment

Hazard statements

H301: Toxic if swallowed.
H310: Fatal in contact with skin.
H331: Toxic if inhaled.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.
H411: Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H373: May cause damage to organs <or state all organs affected, if known> through prolonged or repeated exposure <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
H361: Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child <state specific effect if known> <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
Specific effect: Fertility

Precautionary statements

P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301: IF SWALLOWED:
P310: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…
P305: IF IN EYES:
P351: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
P313: Get medical advice/attention.
P338: Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403: Store in a well-ventilated place.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P311: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…
P314: Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P361: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.

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