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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol

EC number: 203-906-6

CAS number: 111-77-3

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-methoxyethoxy)ethanol; diethylene glycol monomethyl ether
111-77-3
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
1000
2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethanol
203-906-6
111-77-3
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
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  
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol
diethylene glycol monomethyl ether
111-77-3
yes
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OELs - Occupational Exposure Limits - 2nd list

EU. Indicative OELVs - Directive 2006/15/EC

The list is based on Council Directive 98/24/EC. Member States shall establish national occupational exposure limit values (OELVs) for the chemical agents listed in the Annex, taking into account the Community values but may determine its nature in accordance with national legislation and practice. The Directive establishes values for a reference period of eight-hours time weighted average and also for a short term period of 15 minutes for 33 chemical agents.

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
2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethanol
203-906-6
111-77-3
50.1 mg/m3
10 ppm
Yes
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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  
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol; diethylene glycol monomethyl ether
111-77-3
Repr. 2
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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-methoxyethoxy)ethanol; diethylene glycol monomethyl ether
203-906-6
111-77-3
603-107-00-6
Health hazard
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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-methoxyethoxy)ethanol; diethylene glycol monomethyl ether
203-906-6
111-77-3
Repr. 2
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.
603-107-00-6

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