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Substance Regulatory Obligations

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2,2'-oxydiethanol

EC number: 203-872-2

CAS number: 111-46-6

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.

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
2,2' -oxybisethanol; diethylene glycol
111-46-6
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
1370
2,2'-Oxydiethanol
203-872-2
111-46-6
All cosmetic products
0 %
for traces level, see Annex III
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EU. Cosmetics Regulation, Annex III, Restricted Substances

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the EU is banned except under certain conditions as indicated in the annex. 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
186
2,2'-oxydiethanol Diethylene glycol
DEG
203-872-2
111-46-6
All cosmetic products
0.1 %
As traces in ingredients
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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  
diethylene glycol
2,2' -oxybisethanol
111-46-6
yes
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Food Contact Regenerated Cellulose Directive

EU. Regenerated Cellulose Film Substances

This list contains the substances and substance groups authorized by the EU in the manufacture of regenerated cellulose film intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. Representing Annex II of Directive 2007/42/EC, the list is divided into first and second parts, for uncoated and coated regenerated cellulose film, respectively. For some entries, the list includes functional classes, maximum and minimum limit values, and other restrictions.

CAS Restrictions Denominations Part 1 Part 2 Notes  
Restriction(s) Qualifier(s) Maximum Thres(T) Minimun Threshold SML SML(T) QM QM(T) QM(T)2 Expressed as (1) Expressed as (2) Expressed as (3) Expressed as (4) Expressed as (5) Application Name Function
111-46-6
Only for films intended to be coated and then used for foodstuffs which are not moist, namely which do not contain water which is physically free at the surface.
In the uncoated regenerated cellulose film
27 % w/w
30 mg/kg of the foodstuff
As the sum of all Additives: Softeners
As the sum of Bis (2-hydroxyethyl) ether and Ethanediol
Uncoated regenerated cellulose film
Additives: Softeners
Yes
1 The total quantity of the Sofeners substances shall not be more than 27 % (w/w), calculated in relation to the quantity of anhydrous uncoated regenerated cellulose film.
2 SML(T) means that the restriction shall not be exceeded by the sum of the migration of the following substances: bis(2-hydroxyethyl)ether and ethanediol.
Details
111-46-6
Only for films intended to be coated and then used for foodstuffs which are not moist, namely which do not contain water which is physically free at the surface.
In the uncoated regenerated cellulose film, inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs
27 % w/w
30 mg/kg of the foodstuff
6 mg/dm2
As the sum of all Additives: Softeners
As the sum of Bis (2-hydroxyethyl) ether and Ethanediol
As the sum of all Coating: Other additives (specific and not specific for coating)
Coated regenerated cellulose film
Additives: Softeners
Coating: Other additives not specific for coating - Softeners
Yes
1 The total quantity of the Sofeners substances shall not be more than 27 % (w/w), calculated in relation to the quantity of anhydrous uncoated regenerated cellulose film.
2 SML(T) means that the restriction shall not be exceeded by the sum of the migration of the following substances: bis(2-hydroxyethyl)ether and ethanediol.
10 The total quantity of Coating: Other additives (specific and not specific for coating) may not exceed 6 mg/dm2 in the uncoated regenerated cellulose film, inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs.
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Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

EU. Com. Reg. No 10/2011 on plastic materials in contact with food

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  
diethyleneglycol
111-46-6
263
15760
13326
47680
yes
yes
no
G2 Group Restriction No. 2 corresponds to FCM substance No. 89,227,263,1048. Group restriction specification is expressed as ethyleneglycol.
89,227,263,1048
30 mg/kg
As ethyleneglycol
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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  
2,2' -oxybisethanol; diethylene glycol
203-872-2
111-46-6
603-140-00-6
Exclamation mark
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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
2,2' -oxybisethanol; diethylene glycol
203-872-2
111-46-6
Acute Tox. 4
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
603-140-00-6

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