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Medetomidine

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CAS no.: 86347-14-0

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Regulatory context

Here you can find all of the regulations and regulatory lists in which this substance appears, according to the data available to ECHA. This substance has been found in the following regulatory activities (directly, or inheriting the regulatory context of a parent substance):

CLP - Classification, Labelling and Packaging
BPR - Biocidal Products Regulation
CAD - Chemical Agents Directive
  • EU. Worker Protection-Hazardous (98/24)
    EU. Hazardous Substances - Art. 2(b)(i), Directive 98/24/EC on Protection of Workers from Chemical Agent-related Risks, 5 May 1998 (Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, as amended)

    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.

EU Ecolabel Regulation
  • EU. Dangerous Substances - Eco-Labels
    EU. Substances Rendering Goods Ineligible for EU Ecolabel, Art. 6(6), Reg. 66/2010/EC, L 27/1, 30 Jan 2010 (T. 3 of Anx VI to CLP; Candidate List of SVHCs)

    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.

Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive
  • EU. Pregnant Women Protection (92/85)
    EU. Chemical Agents: Annexes I & II, Dir. 92/85/EEC on Pregnant Workers, 28 November 1992 (updated by table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, 5 Oct 2018)

    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.

Protection of Young People Directive
  • EU. Young People at Work (94/33)
    EU. Non-Exhaustive List of Banned Substances, Directive 94/33/EC on Young People at Work, 20 August 1994, as amended by Dir 2014/27/EU, March 5, 2014 (Based on Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, inter alia)

    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.

Safety and/or Health Signs at Work Directive
  • EU. Workplace Signs
    EU. Workplace Signage: Annexes I and III, Directive 92/58/EEC, last amended by Directive 2014/27/EU, 5 March 2014

    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.

WFD - Waste Framework Directive
  • EU. Hazardous Waste Properties: Annex III (2008/98/EC)
    EU. Substances according to Hazardous Waste Properties: Annex III, Directive 2008/98/EC, 22 November 2008, amended by Directive 2018/851/EU, 14 June 2018

    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).

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Substance names and other identifiers

Regulatory process names
(RS)-4-[1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl]-1H-imidazole
EU. Dangerous Substances - Eco-Labels
(RS)-4-[1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl]-1H-imidazole; medetomidine
EU. Worker Protection-Hazardous (98/24), EU. Pregnant Women Protection (92/85), EU. Workplace Signs, EU. Hazardous Waste Properties: Annex III (2008/98/EC), EU. Young People at Work (94/33)
Translated names
Medetomidin (hr)
Biocidal active substances
Medetomidine (bg)
Biocidal active substances
Other identifiers
86347-14-0
Biocidal active substances, EU. Worker Protection-Hazardous (98/24), EU. Dangerous Substances - Eco-Labels, EU. Pregnant Women Protection (92/85), EU. Workplace Signs, EU. Hazardous Waste Properties: Annex III (2008/98/EC), EU. Young People at Work (94/33)
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