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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Methyl formate

EC number: 203-481-7

CAS number: 107-31-3

Last updated: 11/03/2020
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
methyl formate
107-31-3
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  
methyl formate
107-31-3
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)
METHYL FORMATE
107-31-3
3
3
I
1243
T
F1
PP
EX
A
E3
1
VE01
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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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
METHYL FORMATE
107-31-3
3
3
I
MP7
MP17
P001
1243
L4BN
F1
33
E3
FL
T11
TP2
S2
S20
(D/E)
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
METHYL FORMATE
107-31-3
3
3
I
1243
F1
33
L4BN
E3
P001
MP7
MP17
TP2
T11
1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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OELs - Occupational Exposure Limits - 4th list

EU. Indicative OELVs, Directive 2017/164/EU

The list is based on Council Directive 98/24/EC. Member States shall transpose this Directive by 21 August 2018 at the latest. Regarding the limit values introduced for nitrogen monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide, Member States have until 21 August 2023 at the latest. The Directive adds limit values for 27 new chemical agents, and amends 6 existing ones established by earlier directives.

Name EC Number CAS Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Expressed As Physical form Skin Designation Miscellaneous Notes  
mg/m3 ppm mg/m3 ppm
Methyl formate
203-481-7
107-31-3
125 mg/m3
50 ppm
250 mg/m3
100 ppm
Yes
2 Commission Directive (EU) 2017/164 of 31 January 2017 establishing a fourth list of indicative occupational exposure limit values pursuant to Council Directive 98/24/EC, and amending Commission Directives 91/322/EEC, 2000/39/EC and 2009/161/EU.
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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  
methyl formate
107-31-3
Flam. Liq. 1
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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  
methyl formate
203-481-7
107-31-3
607-014-00-1
Flame
Exclamation mark
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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
methyl formate
203-481-7
107-31-3
Flam. Liq. 1
Acute Tox. 4
STOT SE 3
HP3 Flammable: (a) flammable liquid waste liquid waste having a flash point below 60 °C or waste gas oil, diesel and light heating oils having a flash point > 55 °C and ≤ 75 °C; (b) flammable pyrophoric liquid and solid waste solid or liquid waste which, even in small quantities, is liable to ignite within five minutes after coming into contact with air; (c) flammable solid waste solid waste which is readily combustible or may cause or contribute to fire through friction; (d) flammable gaseous...
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.
607-014-00-1

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