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Substance Regulatory Obligations

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Nitrogen dioxide

EC number: 233-272-6

CAS number: 10102-44-0

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.

Ambient Air Quality Directive

Ambient Air Quality Directive, Annex X - Ozone Precursor Substances

The list contains ozone precursor substances, including nitrogen oxides (NO and NO2) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) that shall be measured to analyze any trend in ozone precursors, to check the efficiency of emission reduction strategies, to check the consistency of emission inventories and to help attribute emission sources to observed pollution concentrations.

Name CAS Group Notes
NO2
Nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
Nitrogen oxides

Annexes II VII XI XII XIII XIV - Assessment Thresholds & Limit Values

The list contains the Limit, Critical, Target and Long-term Values on ambient air for protection of human health and vegetation. It also contains the Alert, Information and Upper and Lower Assessment thresholds for sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, benzene, carbon monoxide, lead, PM2.5, PM10 and ozone.

Name CAS Critical Level Alert Threshold Upper assessment threshold Lower assessment threshold Limit value Tolerance margin (Limit Val) Averaging Period Annex Expressed As Calculation Basis Exposure conc. Obligation Information Threshold Long-term objective Objective Target value Notes  
Nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
140 ug/m3
100 ug/m3
200 ug/m3
0 %
1 hour
XI (Section B),XII (Section A),II (Section A2)
400 ug/m3
Protection of Human Health
01 Without prejudice to Annex I, the criteria for 'Required proportion of valid data' shall be used for checking validity when aggregating data and calculating statistical parameters
04 Limit value not to be exceeded more than 18 times a calendar year
05 Margin of tolerance: 50 % on 19 July 1999, decreasing on 1 January 2001 and every 12 months thereafter by equal annual percentages to reach 0 % by 1 January 2010
08 Date by which limit value is to be met: 1 January 2010
29 Alert thresholds: To be measured over three consecutive hours at locations representative of air quality over at least 100 km 2 or an entire zone or agglomeration, whichever is the smaller
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Nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
32 ug/m3
26 ug/m3
40 ug/m3
0 %
1 year
XI (Section B),II (Section A2)
400 ug/m3
Protection of Human Health
01 Without prejudice to Annex I, the criteria for 'Required proportion of valid data' shall be used for checking validity when aggregating data and calculating statistical parameters
05 Margin of tolerance: 50 % on 19 July 1999, decreasing on 1 January 2001 and every 12 months thereafter by equal annual percentages to reach 0 % by 1 January 2010
08 Date by which limit value is to be met: 1 January 2010
09 'Year' in Averaging period referes to 'calendar year'
22 The required proportion of valid data for the Limit Value refers to the one hour values or (if not available) 24-hour values over the year
15 The requirements for the calculation of annual mean do not include losses of data due to the regular calibration or the normal maintenance of the instrumentation
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Nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
30 ug/m3
24 ug/m3
19.5 ug/m3
0 %
1 year
XIII,II (Section A2)
As NOx
Protection of vegetation
01 Without prejudice to Annex I, the criteria for 'Required proportion of valid data' shall be used for checking validity when aggregating data and calculating statistical parameters
09 'Year' in Averaging period referes to 'calendar year'
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Atmospheric Pollutants Emission Reductions Directive

Atmospheric Pollutants Directive, Annex I - Annual Emission Reporting

The National Emission Ceilings Directive 2016/2284 establishes emission reduction commitments for all EU member states . Annex I contains a list of the pollutants that EU member states must measure and report on as part of the national emission reporting requirements. Table A lists the required annual reporting requirements; Table B lists the optional annual reporting requirements; Table C lists required two- and four-year reporting requirements.

Name CAS Element Expressed As Group Note(s) Reference Reporting Date Table Time Series  
nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
Total national emissions by NFR source category
as nitrogen dioxide
ozone precursors
9 Re-submissions due to errors shall be provided within four weeks at the latest and include a clear explanation of the changes made.
Art 8(1)(1) Member States shall prepare and annually update national emission inventories for the pollutants set out in Table A of Annex I, in accordance with the requirements set out therein.
15 February
A Annual emission reporting requirements as referred to in the first subparagraph of Article 8(1)
Annual, from 1990 to reporting year minus 2 (X-2)
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nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
National gridded data of emissions by source category (GNFR), Large Point Sources (LPS) by source category (GNFR)
as nitrogen dioxide
ozone precursors
1 Re-submissions due to errors shall be provided within four weeks and include a clear explanation of the changes made.
Art 8(2) Member States shall prepare and update every four years spatially disaggregated national emission inventories and large point source inventories and, every two years, national emission projections for the pollutants set out in Table C of Annex I, in accordance with the requirements set out therein.
1 May
C Reporting requirements on emissions and projections as referred to in Article 8(2)
Every four years for reporting year minus 2 (X-2) as from 2017
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nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
Projected emissions by aggregated NFR
as nitrogen dioxide
ozone precursors
Art 8(2) Member States shall prepare and update every four years spatially disaggregated national emission inventories and large point source inventories and, every two years, national emission projections for the pollutants set out in Table C of Annex I, in accordance with the requirements set out therein.
15 March
C Reporting requirements on emissions and projections as referred to in Article 8(2)
Biennial, covering projection years 2020, 2025, 2030 and, where available, 2040 and 2050 as from 2017
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nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
Informative Inventory Report
as nitrogen dioxide
ozone precursors
Art 8(3) Member States shall draw up an informative inventory report which shall accompany the national emission inventories and projections referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, in accordance with the requirements set out in Table D of Annex I.
15 March
D Annual reporting requirements on informative inventory report referred to in Article 8(3)
All years (as indicated in tables A-C)
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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
nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
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  
nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
yes
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Industrial Emissions Directive

IPPC, Annexes V, VI, VIII - Provisions relating to industrial plants

This database contains emission limit values for polluting substances in waste gases and waste water, assigned according to facility type (i.e., combustion plants (Annex V), waste incineration/co-incineration plants (Annex VI), and installations producing titanium dioxide (Annex VIII)), under Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control - IPPC).

Name CAS Annex Group Average period Average limit Condition Emission Limit Expressed As fuel Fuel class Industrial plant Part Point Thermal input Water limit Notes  
Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
10102-44-0
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Nitrogen monoxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
Daily
200 mg/nm3
For existing waste incineration plants with a nominal capacity exceeding 6 tonnes per hour or new waste incineration plants
As NO2
Waste incineration plants
Part 3 (VI) Air emission limit values for waste incineration plants
1.1
21 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases.They are standardised at 11 % oxygen in waste gas except in case of incineration of mineral waste oil as defined in point 3 of Article 3 of Directive 2008/98/EC, when they are standardised at 3 % oxygen, and in the cases referred to in Point 2.7 of Part 6
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
10102-44-0
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Nitrogen monoxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
Daily
400 mg/nm3
For existing waste incineration plants with a nominal capacity of 6 tonnes per hour or less
As NO2
Waste incineration plants
Part 3 (VI) Air emission limit values for waste incineration plants
1.1
21 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases.They are standardised at 11 % oxygen in waste gas except in case of incineration of mineral waste oil as defined in point 3 of Article 3 of Directive 2008/98/EC, when they are standardised at 3 % oxygen, and in the cases referred to in Point 2.7 of Part 6
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
10102-44-0
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Nitrogen monoxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
Half-hourly (100 % of the measured values)
400 mg/nm3
For existing waste incineration plants with a nominal capacity exceeding 6 tonnes per hour or new waste incineration plants
As NO2
Waste incineration plants
Part 3 (VI) Air emission limit values for waste incineration plants
1.2
21 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases.They are standardised at 11 % oxygen in waste gas except in case of incineration of mineral waste oil as defined in point 3 of Article 3 of Directive 2008/98/EC, when they are standardised at 3 % oxygen, and in the cases referred to in Point 2.7 of Part 6
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
10102-44-0
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Nitrogen monoxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
Half-hourly (97 % of the measured values)
200 mg/nm3
For existing waste incineration plants with a nominal capacity exceeding 6 tonnes per hour or new waste incineration plants
As NO2
Waste incineration plants
Part 3 (VI) Air emission limit values for waste incineration plants
1.2
21 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases.They are standardised at 11 % oxygen in waste gas except in case of incineration of mineral waste oil as defined in point 3 of Article 3 of Directive 2008/98/EC, when they are standardised at 3 % oxygen, and in the cases referred to in Point 2.7 of Part 6
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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OELs - Occupational Exposure Limits - 4th list

Occupational Exposure Limits - 4th list - Indicative OELVs

The list is based on Council Directive 98/24/EC. Member States shall transpose this Directive by 21 August 2018 at the latest. Regarding the limit values introduced for nitrogen monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide, Member States have until 21 August 2023 at the latest. The Directive adds limit values for 27 new chemical agents, and amends 6 existing ones established by earlier directives.

Name EC Number CAS Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Expressed As Physical form Skin Designation Miscellaneous Notes  
mg/m3 ppm mg/m3 ppm
Nitrogen dioxide
233-272-6
10102-44-0
0.96 mg/m3
0.5 ppm
1.91 mg/m3
1 ppm
2 Commission Directive (EU) 2017/164 of 31 January 2017 establishing a fourth list of indicative occupational exposure limit values pursuant to Council Directive 98/24/EC, and amending Commission Directives 91/322/EEC, 2000/39/EC and 2009/161/EU.
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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  
nitrogen dioxide
10102-44-0
Acute Tox. 2; Skin Corr. 1B
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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  
nitrogen dioxide
233-272-6
10102-44-0
007-002-00-0
Gas cylinder
Flame over circle
Skull and crossbones
Corrosion
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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
nitrogen dioxide
233-272-6
10102-44-0
Ox. Gas 1
Acute Tox. 2
Skin Corr. 1B
HP2 Oxidising: waste which may, generally by providing oxygen, cause or contribute to the combustion of other materials.
HP6 Acute Toxicity: waste which can cause acute toxic effects following oral or dermal administration, or inhalation exposure.
HP8 Corrosive: waste which on application can cause skin corrosion.
007-002-00-0

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