Registry of CLH intentions until outcome

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is looking for comments on harmonised classification and labelling proposals for:

  • Methyl salicylate (EC 204-317-7; CAS 119-36-8). The substance is an industrial chemical used as a fragrance and biocide in various professional and consumer products including in cosmetics and detergents. It is also approved in patients for the treatment of muscle and joint pain (topical application) and in veterinary medicine. It has no existing harmonised classification and labelling in Annex VI to CLP. Comments are invited on the hazard classes acute toxicity (oral), skin sensitisation, reproductive toxicity and hazardous to the aquatic environment.
  • 4-methylpentan-2-one; isobutyl methyl ketone (EC 203-550-1; CAS 108-10-1). The substance is mainly used as an industrial chemical for the manufacture of lubricants and greases and in the production of various consumer and professional products like biocides, fillers, plasters, modelling clay and finger paints. It has an existing harmonised classification and labelling in Annex VI to CLP.

Comments are invited on selected human health hazards. The deadline for comments is 25 January 2019, 23:59 Helsinki time. To provide comments, go to: Give comments

ECHA News, 14 November 2018 ; http://echa.europa.eu