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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Acrylamide

EC number: 201-173-7

CAS number: 79-06-1

Last updated: 11/10/2020
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.

CAD - Chemical Agents Directive

CAD - Chemical Agents Directive, Art. 2(b)(i) - Hazardous Agents

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
acrylamide; prop-2-enamide
79-06-1
CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive, Annex III - OELVs

This list provides occupational exposure limit values (OELs) for carcinogens and mutagens pursuant to Annex III of of Directive 2004/37/EC (CMD). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents in so far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Name of Agent EC Number CAS Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Expressed As Carcinogen Category Physical form Dermal Sensitisation Respiratory Sensitisation Skin Designation Effective Date Expiration Date Work Sector Miscellaneous Notes  
Name f/ml mg/m3 ppm mg/m3 ppm
Acrylamide
201-173-7
79-06-1
0.1 mg/m3
1B Category 1B, presumed to have carcinogenic potential for humans, classification is largely based on animal evidence.
yes
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Carc and Muta Directive, Annex I - Substances, Mixtures & Processes

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  
acrylamide; prop-2-enamide
79-06-1
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Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products 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
681
Acrylamide
201-173-7
79-06-1
All cosmetic products
0 %
Unless regulated elsewhere in this Regulation
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EU Ecolabel Regulation

EU Ecolabels - Restrictions for Hazardous Substances/Mixtures

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  
acrylamide
prop-2-enamide
79-06-1
yes
yes
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex I - ADR

This database contains the ADR's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group Packaging UN No. ADR tank Classification code Hazard identification no. Limited and excepted quantities Vehicle for tank carriage Portable tank and bulk containers Special provisions Special provisions for carriage Transport category (Tunnel restriction code) Notes  
Mixed packing provisions Special packing provisions Packing instructions Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Limited quantities Unit Instructions Special provisions bulk Loading, unloading & handling Operation Packages Tunnel restriction code Transport category
ACRYLAMIDE, SOLID
79-06-1
6.1
6.1
III
MP10
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
2074
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
TE19
T2
60
E1
5 kg
AT
T1
TP33
VC1
VC2
AP7
CV13
CV28
S9
B3
(E)
2
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ACRYLAMIDE SOLUTION
79-06-1
6.1
6.1
III
MP19
P001
IBC03
LP01
R001
3426
L4BH
TU15
TE19
T1
60
E1
5 L
AT
T4
TP1
CV13
CV28
S9
(E)
2
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex II - RID

This database contains the RID's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. Classification code Express parcels Hazard identification number RID Tanks Limited and excepted quantities Packaging Portable tanks and bulk containers Transport category Special provisions for carriage Special provisions Notes  
Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Units Limited quantities Special packaging provisions Packaging instructions Mixed packing provisions Special provisions Instructions Loading, unloading & handling bulk Packages
ACRYLAMIDE, SOLID
79-06-1
6.1
6.1
III
2074
T2
CE11
60
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
E1
5 kg
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
MP10
TP33
T1
2
CW13
CW28
CW31
VC1
VC2
AP7
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ACRYLAMIDE SOLUTION
79-06-1
6.1
6.1
III
3426
T1
CE8
60
L4BH
TU15
E1
5 L
P001
IBC03
LP01
R001
MP19
TP1
T4
2
CW13
CW28
CW31
W12
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex III - AND

This database contains the ADN's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. or ID no. Carriage permitted Classification code Equipment required Limited and excepted quantities Number of blue cones/lights Provisions concerning loading, unloading and carriage Ventilation Remarks Special provisions Notes  
Excepted quantities Limited quantities Units Column (11c) Column (11b) Column (11a)
ACRYLAMIDE, SOLID
79-06-1
6.1
6.1
III
2074
T
T2
PP
EP
E1
5 kg
0
802
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ACRYLAMIDE SOLUTION
79-06-1
6.1
6.1
III
3426
T
T1
PP
EP
TOX
A
E1
5 L
0
VE02
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Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

Also referred to as the Plastics Implementation Measure (PIM), this Regulation provides the Union List of monomers and other substances authorized in the manufacture of food contact plastics.

Name CAS FCM No Ref No. Additive or PPA Use as monomer/macromolecule FRF applicable SML (mg/kg) SML(T) Group Restriction No SML(T) Group FCM substances SML(T) (mg/kg) Restriction(s) Notes on verification Notes Physical form Group name Expressed As  
acrylamide
79-06-1
145
10630
no
yes
no
0.01 mg/kg
ND The specific migration limit is non-detectable (ND). A detection limit of 0.01mg substance per kg food is applicable unless specified differently for an individual substance.
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Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive

Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive, Annex I+II

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  
acrylamide; prop-2-enamide
79-06-1
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B; Repr. 2
yes
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Protection of Young People Directive

Physical, Biological and Chemical Agents & Processes and Work

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  
acrylamide; prop-2-enamide
79-06-1
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B; Acute Tox. 3; STOT RE 1; Skin Sens. 1
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Safety and/or Health Signs at Work Directive

Workplace Signs - minimum requirements & signs on containers and pipes

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  
acrylamide; prop-2-enamide
201-173-7
79-06-1
616-003-00-0
Skull and crossbones
Health hazard
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Water for Human Consumption Directive

Water for Human Consumption Directive - Quality Criteria

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  
Acrylamide
79-06-1
Drinking water
0.1 μg/l
B Part B - Chemical parameters
The parametric value refers to the residual monomer concentration in the water as calculated according to specifications of the maximum release from the corresponding polymer in contact with the water
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WFD - Waste Framework Directive

Waste Framework Directive, Annex III - Waste - Hazardous Properties

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
acrylamide; prop-2-enamide
201-173-7
79-06-1
Carc. 1B
Muta. 1B
Repr. 2
Acute Tox. 3
STOT RE 1
Acute Tox. 4
Skin Irrit. 2
Skin Sens. 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.
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
HP5 Specific Target Organ Toxicity (STOT)/Aspiration Toxicity: waste which can cause specific target organ toxicity either from a single or repeated exposure, or which cause acute toxic effects following aspiration.
HP4 Irritant — skin irritation and eye damage: waste which on application can cause skin irritation or damage to the eye.
HP13 Sensitising: waste which contains one or more substances known to cause sensitising effects to the skin or the respiratory organs.
616-003-00-0

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