South Korea to Designate Eight New Toxic Chemical Substances

South Korea’s NIER is now consulting on adding eight toxic chemical substances (Given No. 2018-1-870 ~ 2018-1-877) into the Toxic Chemical Substances List (TCSL). They have been registered and found toxic after the hazard evaluation under K-REACH. In addition, the classification information, pictograms, hazard statements, M factors or UN No., etc. of these substances are provided for public consultation. Any comments are welcome before 10 Dec 2018.

Table 1. Toxic Chemical Substance Information

Given No.

Chemical Name

CAS No.

2018-1-870

N2-(4-Aminophenyl)-2,5-pyridinediamine (mixture containing 25%or more of this substance)

116735-74-1

2018-1-871

2-Propyn-1-yl 2-methyl-2-propenoate (mixture containing 25% ormore of this substance)

13861-22-8

2018-1-872

Polyethylenepolyamines, N-[3-(alkyl(C=12~14) oxy)-2-hydroxypropyl]derivs.? (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)

1588442-20-9

2018-1-873

(2E)-2-Decenal (mixture containing 25% or more of thissubstance)

3913-81-3

2018-1-874

Ethyl α,α-dichlorobenzeneacetate (mixture containing25% or more of this substance)

5317-66-8

2018-1-875

Chloromethyl hexyl cyanocarbonimidodithioate (mixturecontaining 1% or more of this substance)

852023-54-2

2018-1-876

Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)[[(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl]oxy]silyl1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonate (mixture containing 5% or more of thissubstance)

85272-31-7

2018-1-877

Mixture of 3a,4,5,6,7,7a-hexahydro-4,7-methano-1H-inden-5-ylisobutyrate(67634-20-2) and 3a,4,5,6,7,7a-hexahydro-4,7-methano-1H-inden-6-ylisobutyrate(68039-39-4); (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)

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Transitional measures for control of these toxic substances are proposed as below, including requirements of import notification, operation permit, field impact assessment, labelling, etc.

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Chemlinked, 23 November 2018 ; http://chemlinked.com/en/news