Germany AwSV List of published WGK classifications updated

2020-02-17

On 17 February 2020, the German Ordinance on Facilities Handling Substances That Are Hazardous to Water (AwSV) List of published water hazard class (WGK) classifications was updated. The following substances were newly assigned a WGK:

Ammonium 2-amino-4-(hydroxymethylphosphinyl)butyrate WGK 3 (highly hazardous to water)

2-anilino-4,6-dimethylpyrimidine WGK 2 (obviously hazardous to water)

Boric acid, zinc salt WGK 3 (highly hazardous to water)

1,3 butadiene/styrene copolymers WGK 1 (slightly hazardous to water)

Carbamic acid, [(1S)-2-methyl-1-[[[1-(4- methylphenyl)ethyl]amino]carbonyl]propyl]-, 1-methylethyl ester WGK 1 (slightly hazardous to water)

Chlorotrimethylsilane WGK 1 (slightly hazardous to water)

Copper, grain size 0.074 – 1.0 mm WGK 2 (obviously hazardous to water)

1,1,1,2,2,3,4,5,5,5-Decafluoro-3-methoxy-4-(trifluoromethyl)pentane WGK 1 (slightly hazardous to water)

Ethylene bis(3-mercaptopropionate) WGK 3 (highly hazardous to water)

1-N-[4-(heptafluoropropan-2-yl)-2-methylphenyl]-3-iodo-2-N-(1-methanesulfonyl-2-methylpropan-2-yl)benzene-1,2-dicarboxamide WGK nwg (non-hazardous to water)

Hexaboron dizinc undecaoxide WGK 3 (highly hazardous to water)

Isotridecyl mercaptoacetate WGK 3 (highly hazardous to water)

2-[[3-(3-mercapto-1-oxopropoxy)-2,2-bis[(3-mercapto-1-oxopropoxy)methyl]propoxy]methyl]-2-[(3-mercapto-1-oxopropoxy)methyl]propane-1,3-diyl bis[3-mercaptopropionate] WGK 3 (highly hazardous to water)

Octadecyl 3-mercaptopropionate WGK 1 (slightly hazardous to water)

Phenylephrine hydrochloride WGK 1 (slightly hazardous to water)

Phosphoric acid, C14-15 branched and linear alkyl esters, potassium salts WGK 1 (slightly hazardous to water)

Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl),alpha-sulfo-omega-hydroxy-, C16-18 alkyl ethers, ammonium salts (6 EO) WGK 2 (obviously hazardous to water)

Propanoic acid, 3-mercapto-, 1,1’-[2-[[2,2-bis[(3-mercapto-1-oxopropoxy)methyl]butoxy]methyl]-2-ethyl-1,3-propanediyl] ester WGK 3 (highly hazardous to water)

Tetradecyloxirane WGK 2 (obviously hazardous to water)

Yordas Hive, 20 February 2020
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