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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Mercaptoacetic acid

EC number: 200-677-4

CAS number: 68-11-1

Last updated: 10/10/2020
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

CAD - Chemical Agents Directive, Art. 2(b)(i) - Hazardous Agents

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
thioglycolic acid
68-11-1
Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the EU is banned except under certain conditions as indicated in the annex. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

Ref No. Substance Identification Restrictions Warning Label Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Product type, body parts Function(s) Maximum Threshold Minimum Threshold Restriction(s) Qualifier(s) Expressed As
2a
Thioglycolic acid
200-677-4
68-11-1
General use products for hair waving or straightening
8 %
For general use
Ready for use pH 7 to 9.5
As thioglycolic acid
Conditions of use: Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Wear suitable gloves. Warnings to be printed on the label: Contains thioglycolate. Follow the instructions. Keep out of reach of children.
Details
2a
Thioglycolic acid
200-677-4
68-11-1
Professional use products for hair waving or straightening
11 %
For professional use only
Ready for use pH 7 to 9.5
As thioglycolic acid
Conditions of use: Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Wear suitable gloves. Warnings to be printed on the label: For professional use only. Contains thioglycolate. Follow the instructions.
Details
2a
Thioglycolic acid
200-677-4
68-11-1
Depilatories
5 %
Ready for use pH 7 to 12.7
As thioglycolic acid
Conditions of use: Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Warnings to be printed on the label: Contains thioglycolate. Follow the instructions. Keep out of reach of children.
Details
2a
Thioglycolic acid
200-677-4
68-11-1
Rinse-off hair products other than hair waving and straightening products and depilatories
2 %
Ready for use pH 7 to 9.5
As thioglycolic acid
Conditions of use: Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Wear suitable gloves. Warnings to be printed on the label: Contains thioglycolate. Follow the instructions. Keep out of reach of children.
Details
2a
Thioglycolic acid
200-677-4
68-11-1
Products intended for eyelash waving
11 %
For professional use only
Ready for use pH 7 to 9.5
As thioglycolic acid
Conditions of use: Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Wear suitable gloves. Warnings to be printed on the label: For professional use only. Contains thioglycolate. Follow the instructions.
Details
EU Ecolabel Regulation

EU Ecolabels - Restrictions for Hazardous Substances/Mixtures

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  
thioglycolic acid
68-11-1
yes
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex I - ADR

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
THIOGLYCOLIC ACID
68-11-1
8
8
II
MP15
P001
IBC02
1940
L4BN
C3
80
E2
1 L
AT
T7
TP2
(E)
2
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex II - RID

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
THIOGLYCOLIC ACID
68-11-1
8
8
II
1940
C3
CE6
80
L4BN
E2
1 L
P001
IBC02
MP15
TP2
T7
2
Details

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex III - AND

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)
THIOGLYCOLIC ACID
68-11-1
8
8
II
1940
C3
PP
EP
E2
1 L
0
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Protection of Young People Directive

Physical, Biological and Chemical Agents & Processes and Work

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  
thioglycolic acid
68-11-1
Acute Tox. 3; Skin Corr. 1B
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Safety and/or Health Signs at Work Directive

Workplace Signs - minimum requirements & signs on containers and pipes

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  
thioglycolic acid
200-677-4
68-11-1
607-090-00-6
Skull and crossbones
Corrosion
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WFD - Waste Framework Directive

Waste Framework Directive, Annex III - Waste - Hazardous Properties

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
thioglycolic acid
200-677-4
68-11-1
Acute Tox. 3
Skin Corr. 1B
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
HP8 Corrosive: waste which on application can cause skin corrosion.
607-090-00-6

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