legislation-obligation

Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Ethylene oxide

EC number: 200-849-9

CAS number: 75-21-8

Last updated: 27/05/2020
ECHA Legislation Regulatory Obligations

Regulatory obligations may exist for this substance under the legislations under ECHA’s remit or for which ECHA has delegated tasks (i.e. REACH, CLP, BPR, PIC, CAD / CMD, WFD, and POPs). Please check the substance Infocard.

CAD - Chemical Agents Directive

EU. Worker Protection-Hazardous (98/24)

This list represents a calculated inventory of substances based on the list of harmonized substances contained in Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC). Note that this list is not exhaustive. While the harmonized list covers many hazardous substances, other ones not listed may also meet the classification criteria in accordance with the CLP.

Name CAS
ethylene oxide; oxirane
75-21-8
CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

EU. Carcinogens/Mutagens Directive (2004/37)

This is a non-exhaustive list of substances based on the Article 2 carcinogen and mutagen (CM) definitions and Annex I of Directive 2004/37/EC. 1A & 1B CMs are derived from the CLP Regulation's Table 3 of Annex VI (1272/2008/EC). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents as far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Physical form Substance Description Notes  
ethylene oxide; oxirane
75-21-8
Details

EU. Carcinogens/Mutagens OELs (2004/37)

This list provides occupational exposure limit values (OELs) for carcinogens and mutagens pursuant to Annex III of of Directive 2004/37/EC (CMD). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents in so far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Name of Agent EC Number CAS Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Expressed As Carcinogen Category Physical form Dermal Sensitisation Respiratory Sensitisation Skin Designation Effective Date Expiration Date Work Sector Miscellaneous Notes  
Name f/ml mg/m3 ppm mg/m3 ppm
Ethylene oxide
200-849-9
75-21-8
1.8 mg/m3
1 ppm
1B Category 1B, presumed to have carcinogenic potential for humans, classification is largely based on animal evidence.
yes
Details
Cosmetic Products Regulation

EU. Cosmetics Regulation, Annex II, Prohibited Substances

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Ref No. Substance Identification Expressed As Product type, body parts Maximum Threshold Restriction(s) Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Molecular formula
182
Ethylene oxide
200-849-9
75-21-8
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
EU Ecolabel Regulation

EU. Dangerous Substances - Eco-Labels

This database contains: (1) the list of hazardous substances harmonized for classification and labeling in EU (i.e. Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP Regulation); and (2) the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHC). The EU Ecolabel may not be awarded to substances or mixtures classified as such. Note that this list is not exhaustive. While the harmonized list covers many hazardous substances, other ones not listed may also meet the classification criteria in accordance with the CLP.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Expressed As Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP EU REACH: List of SVHC Physical form Substance Description  
ethylene oxide
oxirane
75-21-8
yes
Details
Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive

EU. ADN Dangerous Goods Lists, Directive 2008/68/EC

This database contains the ADN's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. or ID no. Carriage permitted Classification code Equipment required Limited and excepted quantities Number of blue cones/lights Provisions concerning loading, unloading and carriage Ventilation Remarks Special provisions Notes  
Excepted quantities Limited quantities Units Column (11c) Column (11b) Column (11a)
ETHYLENE OXIDE
75-21-8
2
2.3+2.1
1040
2TF
PP
EP
EX
TOX
A
E0
2
VE01
VE02
342
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ETHYLENE OXIDE WITH NITROGEN up to a total pressure of 1 MPa (10 bar) at 50 °C
75-21-8
2
2.3+2.1
1040
T
2TF
PP
EP
EX
TOX
A
E0
2
VE01
VE02
342
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details

EU. ADR Dangerous Goods Lists, Directive 2008/68/EC

This database contains the ADR's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group Packaging UN No. ADR tank Classification code Hazard identification no. Limited and excepted quantities Vehicle for tank carriage Portable tank and bulk containers Special provisions Special provisions for carriage Transport category (Tunnel restriction code) Notes  
Mixed packing provisions Special packing provisions Packing instructions Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Limited quantities Unit Instructions Special provisions bulk Loading, unloading & handling Operation Packages Tunnel restriction code Transport category
ETHYLENE OXIDE
75-21-8
2
2.3+2.1
MP9
P200
1040
2TF
263
E0
FL
(M)
342
CV9
CV10
CV36
S2
S14
(B/D)
1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ETHYLENE OXIDE WITH NITROGEN up to a total pressure of 1 MPa (10 bar) at 50 °C
75-21-8
2
2.3+2.1
MP9
P200
1040
PxBH(M)
TA4
TT9
2TF
263
E0
FL
(M)
T50
TP20
342
CV9
CV10
CV36
S2
S14
(B/D)
1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details

EU. RID Dangerous Goods Lists, Directive 2008/68/EC

This database contains the RID's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. Classification code Express parcels Hazard identification number RID Tanks Limited and excepted quantities Packaging Portable tanks and bulk containers Transport category Special provisions for carriage Special provisions Notes  
Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Units Limited quantities Special packaging provisions Packaging instructions Mixed packing provisions Special provisions Instructions Loading, unloading & handling bulk Packages
ETHYLENE OXIDE
75-21-8
2
2.3+2.1
1040
2TF
263
E0
P200
MP9
(M)
1
CW9
CW10
CW36
342
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
ETHYLENE OXIDE WITH NITROGEN up to a total pressure of 1 MPa (10 bar) at 50 °C
75-21-8
2
2.3+2.1(+13)
1040
2TF
263
PxBH(M)
TU38
TE22
TE25
TA4
TT9
TM6
E0
P200
MP9
TP20
T50
(M)
1
CW9
CW10
CW36
342
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
Pesticide Residues Regulation

EU. Pesticides. MRLs (Annexes II, III, IV, VII of 396/2005/EC)

This database contains the minimum residue level (MRLs) entries as listed in the following annexes of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC: (1) Annex II: Maximum Residue Levels; (2) Annex III: Temporary MRLs; (3) Annex IV: Active Substances for Which No MRLs Are Required; and (4) Annex VII: Active Substance/Product Combinations.

Name CAS Annex No. Product Name Category CodeNumber Category Group/SubGroup CodeNumber Group/SubGroup MRL  
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B; Annex V
Edible offals (other than liver and kidney)
equine
Fat
Kidney
Liver
Muscle
Other commodities from equine
Other commodities from other farmed terrestrial animals
other farmed terrestrial animals
1000000
Products of animal origin - Terrestrial animals
1010000
Commodities
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Azaroles/Mediterranean medlars
Elderberries
Mulberries (black and white)
Rose hips
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0150000
Berries and small fruits
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Arrowroots
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0210000
Root and tuber vegetables
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Garlic (Twistedleaf garlic)
Onions
Other bulb vegetables
Shallots
Spring onions/green onions and Welsh onions
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0220000
Bulb vegetables
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Basil and edible flowers
grape leaves and similar species
Land cresses
Laurel/bay leaves
Purslanes
Red mustards
Rosemary
Sage
Tarragon
Thyme
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0250000
Leaf vegetables, herbs and edible flowers
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Beans (Species listed with code numbers 0260010-xxx, dried seeds, except soyabeans/edamame)
Lentils
Lupins/lupini beans
Other pulses
Peas
0300000
Pulses
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Cinnamon
Other bark spices
0800000
Spices
0830000
Bark spices
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Anise/aniseed
Black caraway/black cumin (Nigella)
Celery (Angelica, Lovage)
Coriander
Cumin
Dill
Fennel
Fenugreek
Nutmeg
Other seed spices
0800000
Spices
0810000
Seed spices
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Kapok
Oil palms fruits
Oil palms kernels
0400000
Oilseeds and oil fruits
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Borage seeds
Castor beans
Gold of pleasure seeds
Safflower seeds
0400000
Oilseeds and oil fruits
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Ginger
Horseradish
Liquorice
Other root and rhizome spices
Turmeric/curcuma
0800000
Spices
0840000
Root and rhizome spices
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Apricots
Cherries (sweet)
Other stone fruits
Peaches
Plums
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0140000
Stone fruits
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Loquats/Japanese medlars
Medlars
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0130000
Pome fruits
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Cattle
Goat
Horse
Other milk
Sheep (Mouflon (farmed))
1000000
Products of animal origin - Terrestrial animals
1020000
Milk
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Baby leaf crops (including brassica species)
Basil and edible flowers
Celery leaves
Chards/beet leaves
Chervil
Chives
Cresses and other sprouts and shoots
Escaroles/broad-leaved endives
Lamb's lettuces/corn salads
Land cresses
Laurel/bay leaves
Lettuces
Other herbs and edible flowers
Other lettuces and salad plants
Other spinaches and similar leaves
Parsley (Root parsley leaves)
Purslanes
Red mustards
Roman rocket/rucola (Wall rocket)
Rosemary
Sage
Spinaches
Tarragon
Thyme
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0250000
Leaf vegetables, herbs and edible flowers
0.01 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Anise/aniseed
Black caraway/black cumin (Nigella)
Celery (Angelica, Lovage)
Coriander
Cumin
Dill
Fennel
Fenugreek
Nutmeg
Other seed spices
0800000
Spices
0810000
Seed spices
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B; Annex V
Duck
Geese
Other birds eggs
Quail
1000000
Products of animal origin - Terrestrial animals
1030000
Birds eggs
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Cinnamon
Other bark spices
0800000
Spices
0830000
Bark spices
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Ginger
Liquorice
Other root and rhizome spices
Turmeric/curcuma
0800000
Spices
0840000
Root and rhizome spices
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
American persimmons/Virginia kaki
Breadfruits
Carambolas
Cherimoyas
Durians
Guavas
Jambuls/jambolans
Kaki/Japanese persimmons
Prickly pears/cactus fruits
Soursops/guanabanas
Star apples/cainitos
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0160000
Miscellaneous fruits
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Arrowroots
Beetroots
Carrots
Cassava roots/manioc
Celeriacs/turnip rooted celeries
Horseradishes
Jerusalem artichokes
Other root and tuber vegetables except sugar beets
Other tropical root and tuber vegetables
Parsley roots/Hamburg roots parsley
Parsnips
potatoes (Andigena)
Radishes
Salsifies
Swedes/rutabagas
Sweet potatoes
tropical root and tuber vegetables
Turnips )
Yams
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0210000
Root and tuber vegetables
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Azaroles/Mediterranean medlars
Blackberries
Blueberries
cane fruits
Cranberries
Currants (black, red and white)
Dewberries
Elderberries
Gooseberries (green, red and yellow)
Grapes
Mulberries (black and white)
Other cane fruits
Other small fruits and berries
Raspberries (red and yellow)
Rose hips
strawberries
Table grapes
Wine grapes
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0150000
Berries and small fruits
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Chicory roots
Other sugar plants
Sugar beet roots
Sugar canes
0900000
Sugar plants
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
grape leaves and similar species
lettuces and salad plants
spinaches and similar leaves
watercresses
witloofs/Belgian endives
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0250000
Leaf vegetables, herbs and edible flowers
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Beans (with pods)
Beans (without pods)
Lentils
Other legume vegetables
Peas (with pods)
Peas (without pods)
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0260000
Legume vegetables
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Capers
Cloves
Other bud spices
0800000
Spices
0850000
Bud spices
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Asparagus (Hop sprouts)
Bamboo shoots
Cardoons (Borage stems)
Celeries
Florence fennels
Globe artichokes
Leeks
Other stem vegetables
Palm hearts
Rhubarbs
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0270000
Stem vegetables
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Allspice/pimento
Caraway (Ajowan)
Cardamom (Marjoram, Star anise)
Juniper berry
Other fruit spices
Peppercorn
Sichuan pepper
Tamarind
Vanilla
0800000
Spices
0820000
Fruit spices
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Apples
Loquats/Japanese medlars
Medlars
Other pome fruits
Pears
Quinces
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0130000
Pome fruits
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Aubergines/eggplants
Courgettes
Cucumbers
cucurbits with edible peel
cucurbits with inedible peel
Gherkins (Bur gherkins)
Melons
Okra/lady's fingers
Other cucurbits with edible peel
Other cucurbits with inedible peel
other fruiting vegetables
Other solanaceae and malvaceae
Pumpkins
Solanaceae and Malvaceae
sweet corn (Baby corn)
Sweet peppers/bell peppers
Tomatoes
Watermelons
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0230000
Fruiting vegetables
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Chamomile
flowers
Ginseng (Siberian ginseng)
Herbal infusions from parts of the plant not explicitly defined
Hibiscus/roselle
Jasmine
leaves and herbs
Lime/linden
Mate/maté
Other Herbal infusions from flowers
Other Herbal infusions from leaves and herbs
Other Herbal infusions from roots
Rooibos
roots
Rose
Strawberry
Valerian
0600000
Teas, Coffee, Herbal Infusions, Cocoa and Carobs
0630000
Herbal infusions from
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
herbs and edible flowers
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0250000
Leaf vegetables, herbs and edible flowers
0.05 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
American persimmons/Virginia kaki
Avocados
Bananas
Breadfruits
Carambolas
Cherimoyas
Dates
Durians
edible peel
Figs
Granate apples/pomegranates
Guavas
inedible peel, large
inedible peel, small
Jambuls/jambolans
Kaki/Japanese persimmons
Kiwi fruits (green, red, yellow)
Kumquats
Litchis/lychees
Mangoes
Other edible peel
Other inedible peel, large
Other inedible peel, small
Papayas
Passionfruits/maracujas
Pineapples
Prickly pears/cactus fruits
Soursops/guanabanas
Star apples/cainitos
Table olives
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0160000
Miscellaneous fruits
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Grapefruits
Lemons
Limes
Mandarins
Oranges
Other citrus fruits
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0110000
Citrus fruits
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Almonds
Brazil nuts
Cashew nuts
Chestnuts
Coconuts
Hazelnuts/cobnuts
Macadamias
Other tree nuts
Pecans
Pine nut kernels
Pistachios
Walnuts
0100000
Fruits, fresh or frozen and Tree nuts
0120000
Tree nuts
0.05 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Barley
Buckwheat and other pseudocereals
Common millet/proso millet
Maize/corn
Oat
Other cereals
Rice
Rye
Sorghum
Wheat
0500000
Cereals
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Cultivated fungi
Mosses and lichens
Wild fungi
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0280000
Fungi, mosses and lichens
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Mace
Other aril spices
0800000
Spices
0870000
Aril spices
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Bamboo shoots
Palm hearts
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0270000
Stem vegetables
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Chicory roots
Other sugar plants
Sugar beet roots
Sugar canes
0900000
Sugar plants
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Horseradish
0800000
Spices
0840000
Root and rhizome spices
0.01 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Allspice/pimento
Caraway (Ajowan)
Cardamom (Marjoram, Star anise)
Juniper berry
Other fruit spices
Peppercorn
Sichuan pepper
Tamarind
Vanilla
0800000
Spices
0820000
Fruit spices
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Capers
Cloves
Other bud spices
0800000
Spices
0850000
Bud spices
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Broccoli
Brussels sprouts
Cauliflowers
Chinese cabbages/pe-tsai
flowering brassica
head brassica
Head cabbages
Kales
kohlrabies
leafy brassica
Other flowering brassica
Other head brassica
Other leafy brassica
0200000
Vegetables, fresh or frozen
0240000
Brassica vegetables (excluding brassica roots and brassica baby leaf crops)
0.02 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Other flower pistil spices
Saffron
0800000
Spices
0860000
Flower pistil spices
0.1 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Other flower pistil spices
Saffron
0800000
Spices
0860000
Flower pistil spices
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Mace
Other aril spices
0800000
Spices
0870000
Aril spices
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex III, Part B
Chamomile
flowers
Ginseng (Siberian ginseng)
Herbal infusions from parts of the plant not explicitly defined
Hibiscus/roselle
Jasmine
leaves and herbs
Lime/linden
Mate/maté
Other Herbal infusions from flowers
Other Herbal infusions from leaves and herbs
Other Herbal infusions from roots
Rooibos
roots
Rose
Strawberry
Valerian
0600000
Teas, Coffee, Herbal Infusions, Cocoa and Carobs
0630000
Herbal infusions from
0.2 mg/kg
Details
Ethylene oxide
75-21-8
Annex V
Borage seeds
Castor beans
Cotton seeds
Gold of pleasure seeds
Hemp seeds
Kapok
Linseeds
Mustard seeds
Oil fruits
Oil palms fruits
Oil palms kernels
Oilseeds
Olives for oil production
Other oil fruits
Other oilseeds
Peanuts/groundnuts
Poppy seeds
Pumpkin seeds
Rapeseeds/canola seeds
Safflower seeds
Sesame seeds
Soyabeans
Sunflower seeds
0400000
Oilseeds and oil fruits
0.05 mg/kg
Details
Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

EU. Com. Reg. No 10/2011 on plastic materials in contact with food

Also referred to as the Plastics Implementation Measure (PIM), this Regulation provides the Union List of monomers and other substances authorized in the manufacture of food contact plastics.

Name CAS FCM No Ref No. Additive or PPA Use as monomer/macromolecule FRF applicable SML (mg/kg) SML(T) Group Restriction No SML(T) Group FCM substances SML(T) (mg/kg) Restriction(s) Notes on verification Notes Physical form Group name Expressed As  
ethylene oxide
75-21-8
129
17020
no
yes
no
0.01 mg/kg
1 mg/kg in final product.
V10 Verification of compliance by residual content per food contact surface area (QMA) in case of reaction with food or simulant.
ND The specific migration limit is non-detectable (ND). A detection limit of 0.01mg substance per kg food is applicable unless specified differently for an individual substance.
Details
Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive

EU. Pregnant Women Protection (92/85)

This list contains substances to which pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding may not be exposed. This is only a partial list; employers are obliged to prevent the exposure of these workers to any agents that may cause adverse health effect for either mother or child. This list is generated from hazardous substances listed in Directive 92/85/EEC and from table 3.2 of Annex VI of the CLP.

Name CAS CLP (1272/2008) CMRs ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC EU_BA PREGW Notes  
ethylene oxide; oxirane
75-21-8
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
yes
Details
Protection of Young People Directive

EU. Young People at Work (94/33)

This list contains biological and chemical agents, in accordance with Art. 7 and points 2 and 3 of the Annex to Directive 94/33/EC, to which young persons (under 18 years of age) may not be exposed at the workplace. The database represents a non-exhaustive list of such substances based on: 1) agents of risk groups 3 and 4 under Directive 2000/54/EC; 2) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation; 3) and Annex I of Directive 2004/37/EC.

Name CAS EC_YOUNG ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC Notes  
ethylene oxide; oxirane
75-21-8
Flam. Gas 1; Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B; Acute Tox. 3
Details
Safety and/or Health Signs at Work Directive

EU. Workplace Signs

This directive requires employers to ensure proper signage is posted in areas where hazards cannot be avoided or reduced. The annexes to this directive provide detailed information about the minimum requirements for all safety and health signs. According to the annexes to the directive, storage areas and containers containing chemical substances or mixtures that are classified as hazardous according to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC) must be marked and/or labeled.

Name EC Number CAS Index Sustance Description Danger Symbols Restriction Physical form  
ethylene oxide; oxirane
200-849-9
75-21-8
603-023-00-X
Flame
Gas cylinder
Skull and crossbones
Health hazard
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WFD - Waste Framework Directive

EU. Hazardous Waste Properties: Annex III (2008/98/EC)

This database contains substances that have been assigned hazard property (HP) waste codes 1-15, as defined in terms of the hazard class & category, hazard (H) statement, and/or concentration limits provided in Annex III of the Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC). The classifications of the substances listed in the database are based on their harmonized classifications per Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC).

Name EC Number CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) HP Code Index
ethylene oxide; oxirane
200-849-9
75-21-8
Flam. Gas 1
Carc. 1B
Muta. 1B
Acute Tox. 3
STOT SE 3
Skin Irrit. 2
HP3 Flammable Waste (FW): (a)liq FW with flash pt <60°C or FW gas, diesel and light heating oils with flash pt >55°C and ≤75°C (b)pyrophoric liq/solid FW liable to ignite within 5 min after air contact (c)solid FW readily combustible or which may cause/contribute to fire by friction (d)gas FW which is F in air at 20°C and 101.3 kPa (e)water reactive FW which, in contact with water, emits F gases in dangerous quantities (f)other: aerosols, self-heating, organic peroxides and self-reactive FWs.
HP7 Carcinogenic: waste which induces cancer or increases its incidence.
HP11 Mutagenic: waste which may cause a mutation, that is a permanent change in the amount or structure of the genetic material in a cell.
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
HP5 Specific Target Organ Toxicity (STOT)/Aspiration Toxicity: waste which can cause specific target organ toxicity either from a single or repeated exposure, or which cause acute toxic effects following aspiration.
HP4 Irritant — skin irritation and eye damage: waste which on application can cause skin irritation or damage to the eye.
603-023-00-X

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