legislation-obligation

Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Lithium

EC number: 231-102-5

CAS number: 7439-93-2

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
lithium
7439-93-2
Construction Products Regulation
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  
lithium
7439-93-2
yes
Details
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
LITHIUM
7439-93-2
4.3
4.3
I
MP2
P403
IBC04
1415
L10BN(+)
TU1
TE5
TT3
TM2
W2
X423
E0
AT
T9
TP7
TP33
CV23
S20
(B/E)
1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
LITHIUM SILICON
7439-93-2
4.3
4.3
II
MP14
P410
IBC07
1417
SGAN
W2
423
E2
500 g
AT
T3
TP33
CV23
(D/E)
2
Details

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
LITHIUM
7439-93-2
4.3
4.3
I
1415
W2
X423
L10BN(+)
TU1
TE5
TT3
TM2
E0
P403
IBC04
MP2
TP7
TP33
T9
1
CW23
W1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
LITHIUM SILICON
7439-93-2
4.3
4.3
II
1417
W2
CE10
423
SGAN
E2
500 g
P410
IBC07
MP14
TP33
T3
2
CW23
W1
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)
LITHIUM
7439-93-2
4.3
4.3
I
1415
W2
PP
EX
A
E0
0
HA08
VE01
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
Details
LITHIUM SILICON
7439-93-2
4.3
4.3
II
1417
W2
PP
EX
A
E2
500 g
0
HA08
VE01
Details
Marine Environmental Policy Framework Directive
Medical Devices Directive
Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex II - Restricted Substances

This list contains the Annex II substances subject to general restrictions for use in plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. Each listed substance includes specific migration limit that must not be exceeded.

Name CAS SML (mg/kg) Notes
Lithium
7439-93-2
0.6 mg/kg
1a Substance listed in Table 1. Plastic materials and articles shall not release the substances in Table 1 in quantities exceeding the specific migration limits expressed in mg/kg food or simulant specified in column (3), and subject to the remarks in Column (4).
1b Substances listed in Table 1 shall only be used in accordance with the compositional requirements set out in Chapter II. If Chapter II does not provide a basis for the authorised use of such a substance, that substance may only be present as an impurity subject to the restrictions specified in Table 1.
Pressure Equipment Directive
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 list is a non-exhaustive inventory 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  
lithium
7439-93-2
Skin Corr. 1B
Details
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  
lithium
231-102-5
7439-93-2
003-001-00-4
Flame
Corrosion
Details
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
lithium
231-102-5
7439-93-2
Water-react. 1
Skin Corr. 1B
HP3 Flammable Waste (FW): (a)liq FW with flash pt <60°C or FW gas, diesel and light heating oils with flash pt >55°C and ≤75°C (b)pyrophoric liq/solid FW liable to ignite within 5 min after air contact (c)solid FW readily combustible or which may cause/contribute to fire by friction (d)gas FW which is F in air at 20°C and 101.3 kPa (e)water reactive FW which, in contact with water, emits F gases in dangerous quantities (f)other: aerosols, self-heating, organic peroxides and self-reactive FWs.
HP8 Corrosive: waste which on application can cause skin corrosion.
003-001-00-4

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