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Substance Regulatory Obligations

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Benzo[def]chrysene

EC number: 200-028-5

CAS number: 50-32-8

Last updated: 11/03/2020
ECHA Legislation Regulatory Obligations

Regulatory obligations may exist for this substance under the legislations under ECHA’s remit or for which ECHA has delegated tasks (i.e. REACH, CLP, BPR, PIC, CAD / CMD, WFD, and POPs). Please check the substance Infocard.

As, Cd, Hg, Ni, PAHs in Ambient Air Directive

EU. Annexes I & II.I, Directive 2004/107/EC

This list contains: (1) target values for arsenic, cadmium, nickel and benzo(a)pyrene in ambient air, and (2) upper and lower assessment thresholds as one of the requirements for assessment of concentrations of these substances within a zone or agglomeration. Target values are fixed with the aim of avoiding, preventing or reducing harmful effects on human health and the environment as a whole, to be attained where possible over a given period.

Name CAS Target value (ng/m³) Upper assessment (ng/m³) Upper assessment (%) Lower assessment (ng/m³) Lower assessment (%) Notes
Benzo(a)pyrene
50-32-8
1 ng/m3
0.6 ng/m3
60 %
0.4 ng/m3
40 %
1 For the total content in the PM10 fraction averaged over a calendar year.
Atmospheric Pollutants Emission Reductions Directive

EU. Air. Annual Emission Reporting (Annex I, 2016/2284/EU)

The National Emission Ceilings Directive 2016/2284 establishes emission reduction commitments for all EU member states . Annex I contains a list of the pollutants that EU member states must measure and report on as part of the national emission reporting requirements. Table A lists the required annual reporting requirements; Table B lists the optional annual reporting requirements; Table C lists required two- and four-year reporting requirements.

Name CAS Element Expressed As Group Note(s) Reference Reporting Date Table Time Series  
benzo(a)pyrene
50-32-8
Total national emissions by NFR source category
persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
9 Re-submissions due to errors shall be provided within four weeks at the latest and include a clear explanation of the changes made.
Art 8(1)(1) Member States shall prepare and annually update national emission inventories for the pollutants set out in Table A of Annex I, in accordance with the requirements set out therein.
15 February
A Annual emission reporting requirements as referred to in the first subparagraph of Article 8(1)
Annual, from 1990 to reporting year minus 2 (X-2)
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benzo(a)pyrene
50-32-8
Informative Inventory Report
persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
Art 8(3) Member States shall draw up an informative inventory report which shall accompany the national emission inventories and projections referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, in accordance with the requirements set out in Table D of Annex I.
15 March
D Annual reporting requirements on informative inventory report referred to in Article 8(3)
All years (as indicated in tables A-C)
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CAD - Chemical Agents Directive

EU. Worker Protection-Hazardous (98/24)

This list represents a calculated inventory of substances based on the list of harmonized substances contained in Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC). Note that this list is not exhaustive. While the harmonized list covers many hazardous substances, other ones not listed may also meet the classification criteria in accordance with the CLP.

Name CAS
benzo[a]pyrene; benzo[def]chrysene
50-32-8
CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

EU. Carcinogens/Mutagens Directive (2004/37)

This is a non-exhaustive list of substances based on the Article 2 carcinogen and mutagen (CM) definitions and Annex I of Directive 2004/37/EC. 1A & 1B CMs are derived from the CLP Regulation's Table 3 of Annex VI (1272/2008/EC). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents as far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Physical form Substance Description Notes  
benzo[a]pyrene; benzo[def]chrysene
50-32-8
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Cosmetic Products Regulation

EU. Cosmetics Regulation, Annex II, Prohibited Substances

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Ref No. Substance Identification Expressed As Product type, body parts Maximum Threshold Restriction(s) Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Molecular formula
612
Benzo[def]chrysene
200-028-5
50-32-8
All cosmetic products
0 %
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EU Ecolabel Regulation

EU. Dangerous Substances - Eco-Labels

This database contains: (1) the list of hazardous substances harmonized for classification and labeling in EU (i.e. Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP Regulation); and (2) the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHC). The EU Ecolabel may not be awarded to substances or mixtures classified as such. Note that this list is not exhaustive. While the harmonized list covers many hazardous substances, other ones not listed may also meet the classification criteria in accordance with the CLP.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Expressed As Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP EU REACH: List of SVHC Physical form Substance Description  
benzo[a]pyrene
benzo[def]chrysene
50-32-8
yes
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Industrial Emissions Directive

EU. Integrated Pollution Prevention & Control

This database contains the list of polluting substances for which emission limit values are assigned under Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control - IPPC) . Member states must permit all qualifying facilities in order to ensure that they minimize impact on the environment. The permit issued must provide emission limit values for pollutants on this list.

Name CAS Air Water Annex X of Dir 2000/60/EC
Benzo(a)pyrene
50-32-8
yes
yes
Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive

EU. Pregnant Women Protection (92/85)

This list contains substances to which pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding may not be exposed. This is only a partial list; employers are obliged to prevent the exposure of these workers to any agents that may cause adverse health effect for either mother or child. This list is generated from hazardous substances listed in Directive 92/85/EEC and from table 3.2 of Annex VI of the CLP.

Name CAS CLP (1272/2008) CMRs ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC EU_BA PREGW Notes  
benzo[a]pyrene; benzo[def]chrysene
50-32-8
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B; Repr. 1B
yes
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Protection of Young People Directive

EU. Young People at Work (94/33)

This list contains biological and chemical agents, in accordance with Art. 7 and points 2 and 3 of the Annex to Directive 94/33/EC, to which young persons (under 18 years of age) may not be exposed at the workplace. The database represents a non-exhaustive list of such substances based on: 1) agents of risk groups 3 and 4 under Directive 2000/54/EC; 2) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation; 3) and Annex I of Directive 2004/37/EC.

Name CAS EC_YOUNG ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC Notes  
benzo[a]pyrene; benzo[def]chrysene
50-32-8
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B; Repr. 1B; Skin Sens. 1
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Safety and/or Health Signs at Work Directive

EU. Workplace Signs

This directive requires employers to ensure proper signage is posted in areas where hazards cannot be avoided or reduced. The annexes to this directive provide detailed information about the minimum requirements for all safety and health signs. According to the annexes to the directive, storage areas and containers containing chemical substances or mixtures that are classified as hazardous according to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC) must be marked and/or labeled.

Name EC Number CAS Index Sustance Description Danger Symbols Restriction Physical form  
benzo[a]pyrene; benzo[def]chrysene
200-028-5
50-32-8
601-032-00-3
Health hazard
Exclamation mark
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Water Environmental Quality Standards Directive

EU. Environmental Quality Standards, Annex I, Part A (2008/105/EC)

This list contains environmental quality standards (EQS), including annual averages and maximum allowable concentrations, for priority substances and certain other pollutants as provided for in Article 16 of Directive 2000/60/EC.

Name CAS NO AA-EQS Inland AA-EQS Other MAC-EQS Inland MAC-EQS Other EQS Biota Calculation Basis Notes  
Benzo(a)pyrene
50-32-8
28
0.0002 µg/l
0.0002 µg/l
0.27 µg/l
0.027 µg/l
5 µg/kg
9 For the group of priority substances of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) (No 28), the biota EQS and corresponding AA-EQS in water refer to the concentration of benzo(a)pyrene, on the toxicity of which they are based. Benzo(a)pyrene can be considered as a marker for the other PAHs, hence only benzo(a)pyrene needs to be monitored for comparison with the biota EQS or the corresponding AA-EQS in water.
16 For the group of priority substances of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) (No 28), the biota EQS and corresponding AA-EQS in water refer to the concentration of benzo(a)pyrene, on the toxicity of which they are based. Benzo(a)pyrene can be considered as a marker for the other PAHs, hence only benzo(a)pyrene needs to be monitored for comparison with the biota EQS or the corresponding AA-EQS in water.
12 Unless otherwise specified, the EQS parameter expressed as an annual average value (AA-EQS) applies to the total concentration of all isomers.
13 Inland surface waters encompass rivers and lakes and related artificial or heavily modified water bodies.
18 For substances numbered 15 (Fluoranthene) and 28 (PAHs), the biota EQS refers to crustaceans and molluscs. For the purpose of assessing chemical status, monitoring of Fluoranthene and PAHs in fish is not appropriate.
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Water for Human Consumption Directive

EU. Quality Criteria for Water for Human Consumption (Dir. 98/83/EC)

The Drinking Water Directive (Council Directive 98/83/EC) concerns the quality of water intended for human consumption. Its objective is to protect human health from adverse effects of any contamination of water intended for human consumption by ensuring that it is wholesome and clean.

Name CAS Application Name Expressed As Maximum Threshold Minimum Threshold Part Qualifier(s) Restriction(s) Notes  
Benzo(a)pyrene
50-32-8
Drinking water
0.01 μg/l
B Part B - Chemical parameters
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Water Framework Directive

EU. Directive 2000/60/EC, Annex X, Priority Substances, Water Policy

This list contains substances identified as priority substances that are targeted for reduction and eventual removal from waste water discharge. The list includes 'priority hazardous substances' which are subject to special restrictions.

Name EC Number CAS Priority Group Notes  
Benzo(a)pyrene
200-028-5
50-32-8
yes
Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
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WFD - Waste Framework Directive

EU. Hazardous Waste Properties: Annex III (2008/98/EC)

This database contains substances that have been assigned hazard property (HP) waste codes 1-15, as defined in terms of the hazard class & category, hazard (H) statement, and/or concentration limits provided in Annex III of the Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC). The classifications of the substances listed in the database are based on their harmonized classifications per Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC).

Name EC Number CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) HP Code Index
benzo[a]pyrene; benzo[def]chrysene
200-028-5
50-32-8
Carc. 1B
Muta. 1B
Repr. 1B
Skin Sens. 1
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1
HP7 Carcinogenic: waste which induces cancer or increases its incidence.
HP11 Mutagenic: waste which may cause a mutation, that is a permanent change in the amount or structure of the genetic material in a cell.
HP10 Toxic for reproduction: waste which has adverse effects on sexual function and fertility in adult males and females, as well as developmental toxicity in the offspring.
HP13 Sensitising: waste which contains one or more substances known to cause sensitising effects to the skin or the respiratory organs.
HP14 Ecotoxic: waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.
601-032-00-3

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