Registration Dossier

Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

DSD-DPD

General information

Name:
Tetrafluoroethylene
Status:
67/548/EEC self classification

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

Classification:
F+; R12 Extremely flammable.

Thermal stability

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

Acute toxicity

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

Acute toxicity - irreversible damage after single exposure

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

Repeated dose toxicity

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

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

Classification:
Carc. Cat. 2; R49 May cause cancer by inhalation.

Mutagenicity - genetic toxicity

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

Toxicity to reproduction - fertility

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

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 lacking

Environment

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

Labelling

Indication of danger

F+ - extremely flammable
T - toxic

Risk phrases

R12 - Extremely flammable
R49 - May cause cancer by inhalation

Safety phrases

S16 - keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking
S23.6 - do not breathe gas
S33 - take precautionary measures against static discharges
S36 - wear suitable protective clothing
S53 - avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use

Specific concentration limits

Notes