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Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

DSD-DPD

General information

Name:
pyruvaldehyde
Status:
67/548/EEC self classification
Remarks:
Specific limits: no
RE-Freetext:
BASF AG, Safety data sheet METHYLGLYOXAL APPROX 40% CALC.100%, 03.11.2003 (30079218)
TS-Freetext:
METHYLGLYOXAL APPROX 40% CALC.100%
(pyruvaldehyde (content (w/w): 40%) in water)

RE-Freetext:
BASF AG, Safety data sheet METHYLGLYOXAL APPROX 40% CALC.100%, 03.11.2003 (30079218)
TS-Freetext:
METHYLGLYOXAL APPROX 40% CALC.100%
(pyruvaldehyde (content (w/w): 40%) in water)

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:
data lacking

Acute toxicity

Classification:
Xn; R22 Harmful if swallowed.

Acute toxicity - irreversible damage after single exposure

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Repeated dose toxicity

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Irritation / corrosion

Classification:
Xi; R41 Risk of serious damage to eyes.

Sensitisation

Classification:
R43 May cause sensitisation by skin contact.

Carcinogenicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Mutagenicity - genetic toxicity

Classification:
Muta. Cat. 3; R68 Possible risk of irreversible effects.

Toxicity to reproduction - fertility

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Toxicity to reproduction - development

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Toxicity to reproduction - breastfed babies

Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Environment

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Labelling

Indication of danger

Xn - harmful

Risk phrases

R22 - Harmful if swallowed
R41 - Risk of serious damage to eyes
R43 - May cause sensitisation by skin contact
R68 - Possible risk of irreversible effects

Safety phrases

S24 - avoid contact with skin
S26 - in case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S37/39 - wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection

Specific concentration limits

Notes