Registration Dossier

Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

DSD-DPD

General information

Name:
Potassium sorbate
Status:
67/548/EEC self classification

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

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Thermal stability

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Acute toxicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

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:
Xi; R36 Irritating to eyes.

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

Xi - irritant

Risk phrases

R36 - Irritating to eyes

Safety phrases

S2 - keep out of the reach of children
S24/25 - avoid contact with skin and eyes
S26 - in case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S35 - this material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way
S46 - if swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label

Specific concentration limits

Notes