Registration Dossier

Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

DSD-DPD

General information

Name:
4-tert-butylbenzoic acid
Status:
other: Proposed classification and labelling based on Directive 67/548/EEC criteria (with regard to human health), in: ANNEX VI REPORT: 4-TERT-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID (CAS: 98-73-7), submitted by Germany, Vers. Jun10; and EU risk ass. report 09, p.6, for Env. class.

Classification

Explosiveness

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Oxidising properties

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Flammability

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Thermal stability

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Acute toxicity

Classification:
Xn; R22 Harmful if swallowed.

Acute toxicity - irreversible damage after single exposure

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Repeated dose toxicity

Classification:
T; R48/23/24/25 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.

Irritation / corrosion

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Sensitisation

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Carcinogenicity

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Mutagenicity - genetic toxicity

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - fertility

Classification:
Repr. Cat. 2; R60 May impair fertility.

Toxicity to reproduction - development

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - breastfed babies

Reason for no classification:
data conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Environment

Classification:
N; R51/53 Dangerous for the environment; Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Labelling

Indication of danger

N - dangerous for the environment
T - toxic

Risk phrases

R22 - Harmful if swallowed
R48/23/24/25 - Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed
R51/53 - Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment
R60 - May impair fertility

Safety phrases

S53 - avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use
S9 - keep container in a well-ventilated place
S36/37 - wear suitable protective clothing and gloves
S45 - in case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible)
S60 - this material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste

Specific concentration limits

Notes