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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

resorcinol; 1,3-benzenediol

EC number: 203-585-2

CAS number: 108-46-3

Last updated: 23/02/2021
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.

Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive
CAD - Chemical Agents Directive

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

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory based on the list of substances with harmonised classification and labelling (i.e., Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC). While the harmonised list covers many hazardous substances, others not listed may also meet the classification criteria in accordance with the CLP Regulation.

Name CAS
resorcinol; 1,3-benzenediol
108-46-3
Construction Products Regulation
Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the European Union is banned, except under certain conditions as indicated in Annex III. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

Ref No. Substance Identification Restrictions Warning Label Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Product type, body parts Function(s) Maximum Threshold Minimum Threshold Restriction(s) Qualifier(s) Expressed As
22
1,3-Benzenediol
203-585-2
108-46-3
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
To be printed on the label: The mixing ratio. ''Hair colorants can cause severe allergic reactions. Read and follow instructions. This product is not intended for use on persons under the age of 16. Temporary ''black henna'' tattoos may increase your risk of allergy. Do not colour your hair if: you have a rash on your face or sensitive, irritated and damaged scalp, you have ever experienced any reaction after colouring your hair, you have experienced a reaction to a temporary ''black henna'' tattoo in the past. Contains resorcinol. Rinse hair well after application. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Do not use to dye eyelashes or eyebrows.''
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22
1,3-Benzenediol
203-585-2
108-46-3
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
For professional use only
To be printed on the label: The mixing ratio. ''For professional use only. Contains resorcinol. This product can cause severe allergic reactions. Read and follow instructions. This product is not intended for use on persons under the age of 16. Temporary ''black henna'' tattoos may increase the risk of allergy. Eyelashes shall not be coloured if the consumer: has a rash on the face or sensitive, irritated and damaged scalp, has experienced any reaction after colouring hair or eyelashes, has experienced a reaction to a temporary ''black henna'' tattoo in the past. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them.''
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22
1,3-Benzenediol
203-585-2
108-46-3
Hair lotions and shampoos
0.5 %
Contains resorcinol
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End-of-Life Vehicles Directive
EU Ecolabel Regulation

Ecolabels - Restrictions for Hazardous Substances/Mixtures

This list contains: (1) the hazardous substances with harmonised classifications and labelling (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 harmonised list covers many hazardous substances, others not listed may also meet classification criteria in accordance with the CLP Regulation.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Expressed As Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP EU REACH: List of SVHC Physical form Substance Description  
1,3-benzenediol
resorcinol
108-46-3
yes
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Food Contact Recycled Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation
General Product Safety Directive
In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive
Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex I - ADR

This list contains the ADR Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the European Union's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive 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
RESORCINOL
108-46-3
6.1
6.1
III
MP10
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
2876
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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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex II - RID

This list contains the RID Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the European Union's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive 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
RESORCINOL
108-46-3
6.1
6.1
III
2876
T2
CE11
60
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
E1
5 kg
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
MP10
TP33
T1
2
CW13
CW28
CW31
VC1
VC2
AP7
Details

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex III - ADN

This list contains the ADN Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the European Union's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries 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)
RESORCINOL
108-46-3
6.1
6.1
III
2876
T2
PP
EP
E1
5 kg
0
802
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Marine Environmental Policy Framework Directive
Medical Devices Directive
OELs - Occupational Exposure Limits - 2nd list

Occupational Exposure Limits - 2nd list - Indicative OELVs

This list contains the indicative occupational exposure limit values (IOELVs) from Council Directive 2006/15/EC. Member States are required to bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive, which establishes values for reference period of eight-hour time weighted average and for a short-term period of 15 minutes.

Name EC Number CAS Expressed As Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Skin Designation  
mg/m3 ppm mg/m3 ppm
Resorcinol
203-585-2
108-46-3
45 mg/m3
10 ppm
Yes
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Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

This list contains the Union list of authorised monomers, other starting substances, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation, additives and polymer production aids. It is taken from Annex I of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

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  
1,3-dihydroxybenzene
108-46-3
237
24072
15910
no
yes
no
2.4 mg/kg
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Safety and Health of Workers at Work Directive
Safety and/or Health Signs at Work Directive

Workplace Signs - minimum requirements & signs on containers and pipes

This list contains hazardous substances based on Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC. According to the annexes to Directive 92/58/EEC, storage areas and containers containing chemical substances or mixtures that are classified as hazardous according to the CLP Regulation must be duly marked and/or labeled. Directive 92/58/EEC requires employers to ensure proper signage is posted in areas where hazards cannot be avoided or reduced.

Name EC Number CAS Index Sustance Description Danger Symbols Restriction Physical form  
resorcinol; 1,3-benzenediol
203-585-2
108-46-3
604-010-00-1
Exclamation mark
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WFD - Waste Framework Directive

Waste Framework Directive, Annex III - Waste - Hazardous Properties

This list contains substances that have been assigned hazard property (HP) waste codes 1-15, as defined in terms of the hazard class and 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 list are based on their harmonised 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
resorcinol; 1,3-benzenediol
203-585-2
108-46-3
Acute Tox. 4
Skin Irrit. 2
Aquatic Acute 1
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
HP4 Irritant — skin irritation and eye damage: waste which on application can cause skin irritation or damage to the eye.
HP14 Ecotoxic: waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.
604-010-00-1

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