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Dimethylhexanoic acid, nickel salt

EC number: 301-323-2

CAS number: 93983-68-7

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

Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains hazardous substances for purposes of Directive 90/385/EEC on active implantable medical devices, particularly as regards Article 3 and Annex I (Essential Requirements). This non-exhaustive database is derived from: Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, REACH Candidate List of SVHCs, and Directive 2000/54/EC's Annex III (Biological Agents list).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: List of SVHC
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A; Muta. 2; Repr. 1B; STOT RE 1; Resp. Sens. 1; Skin Sens. 1
Atmospheric Pollutants Emission Reductions Directive

Atmospheric Pollutants Directive, Annex I - Annual Emission Reporting

This list contains the Annex I pollutants that European Union Member States (MS) must measure and report on as part of their 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. The National Emission Ceilings Directive 2016/2284/EU establishes emission reduction commitments for all EU MS.

Name CAS Element Expressed As Group Note(s) Reference Reporting Date Table Time Series  
nickel and its compounds
Total national emissions by NFR source category
heavy metals
Art 8(1)(2) Member States may prepare and annually update national emission inventories for the pollutants set out in Table B of Annex I, in accordance with the requirements set out therein.
15 February
B Annual emission reporting requirements as referred to in the second subparagraph of Article 8(1)
Annual, from 1990 (2000 for TSP,) to reporting year minus 2 (X-2)
Details
nickel and its compounds
Informative Inventory Report
heavy metals
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 table B)
Details
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
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

Carc and Muta Directive, Annex I - Substances, Mixtures & Processes

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances based on Art. 2 carcinogen and mutagen (CM) definitions and Annex I of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive. Category 1A and 1B carcinogens and mutagens are derived from the CLP Regulation's Table 3 of Annex VI (1272/2008/EC). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents as far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Name CAS Restriction(s) Physical form Substance Description Notes  
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
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Construction Products Regulation

Construction Product Regulation - Annex I (3) - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances taken from: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP; (2) the Candidate List of SVHCs; (3) Annex XIV of REACH (Authorisation List); (4) Annex XVII of REACH (Restrictions List); (5) F-gases subject to emission limits/reporting per Regulation 517/2014/EU; and (6) volatile organic compounds (VOCs) listed in the Ambient Air Directive 2008/50/EC. The basis of the list is Annex I(3) of the Construction Products Regulation 305/2011/EC, which stipulates that construction works must not have a high impact on human health or the environment as a result of: giving off toxic gas; emissions of dangerous substances, volatile organic compounds (VOC), greenhouse gases or dangerous particles into indoor or outdoor air; release of dangerous substances into drinking water, ground water, marine waters, surface waters or soil.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU REACH: Annex XIV EU REACH: List of SVHC EU REACH: Annex XVII EU FGG (517/2014) EU VOC (2008/50)
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
yes
Annex 17 Appendix 1; Annex 17 Appendix 6

Construction Product Regulation - Article 6(5) - SDS and Declaration

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances originating from: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP (i.e., the list of harmonised substances); (2) the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs); and REACH Annex XIV (Authorisation List). This list is compiled on the basis of Article 6(5) of Regulation 305/2011/EC on Marketing of Construction Products. This provision requires SDSs and information on hazardous substances (i.e., SVHCs) contained in construction products be provided with the declaration of performance.

Name CAS EU REACH: Annex XIV EU REACH: List of SVHC
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products 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
1460
Dimethylhexanoic acid, nickel salt
301-323-2
93983-68-7
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
End-of-Life Vehicles Directive

End-of-Life Vehicles Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of hazardous substances as defined by Article 2(11) of the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive 2000/53/EC. It is based on the relevant subset of substances with harmonised classification listed in Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008)
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A; Repr. 1B; STOT RE 1; Aquatic Acute 1; Aquatic Chronic 1
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  
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
yes
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Food Contact Active and Intelligent Materials and Articles Regulation

Active and Intelligent Materials - CMR Substances not allowed for use

This list contains a non-exhaustive list of Carcinogens, Mutagens and Reproductive substances (CMRs) that are not allowed for use in components of active and intelligent materials and articles per Art. 5(2)(c)(i) of Regulation 450/2009/EC. The list is derived from a subset of substances on Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC).

Name CAS Index EC Number Substance Description Expressed As Physical form Restriction(s) Classifications
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
028-054-00-0
301-323-2
Carc. 1A; Muta. 2; Repr. 1B
General Product Safety Directive

General Product Safety Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances that fall within the European Union's hazardous substance definitions, as provided on: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC; (2) Annex III of Directive 2000/54/EC (Biological Agents); Candidate List of SVHCs; and REACH Annexes XIV and XVII (Authorisation and Restriction lists). They can be considered hazardous for purposes of the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU REACH: Annex XIV EU REACH: List of SVHC EU REACH: Annex XVII EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
yes
Annex 17 Appendix 1; Annex 17 Appendix 6
In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive

In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of hazardous substances for purposes of essential requirements (Article 3 and Annex I) for general safety, design, manufacture and hazard communication of in vitro diagnostic medical devices. It is derived from: Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, REACH Candidate List of SVHCs, and Directive 2000/54/EC's Annex III (Biological Agents list).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: List of SVHC
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A; Muta. 2; Repr. 1B; STOT RE 1; Resp. Sens. 1; Skin Sens. 1
Industrial Emissions Directive

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

This list 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). For this list, if a substance presents 2 values in the ''Average sampling duration'' field, these indicate minimum and maximum average sampling period.

Name CAS Expressed As Annex Group Average duration qualifier Average limit Maximum limit Average sampling duration Emission medium fuel Fuel class Part Point Thermal input Process/equipment Qualifier Notes  
Nickel and its compounds
As nickel
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
0.5 mg/l
Waste water from the cleaning of waste gases
Part 5 (VI) Emission limit values for discharges of waste water from the cleaning of waste gases
Waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Details
Nickel and its compounds
As nickel
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Antimony, arsenic, lead, chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, nickel and vanadium and their compounds
0.5 mg/nm3
8 hour
0.5 hour
Waste gases
Part 3 (VI) Air emission limit values for waste incineration plants
1.3
Waste incineration plants
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
22 These average values cover also the gaseous and the vapour forms of the relevant heavy metal emissions as well as their compounds
24 Emission limit value defined as total emission limit for the total sum of antimony, arsenic, lead, chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, nickel and vanadium, expressed as average value over the sampling period
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
Details
Nickel and its compounds
As nickel
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Antimony, arsenic, lead, chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, nickel and vanadium and their compounds
0.5 mg/nm3
8 hour
0.5 hour
Waste gases
Part 4 (VI) Determination of air emission limit values for the co-incineration of waste
2.2
Cement kilns co-incinerating waste
22 These average values cover also the gaseous and the vapour forms of the relevant heavy metal emissions as well as their compounds
24 Emission limit value defined as total emission limit for the total sum of antimony, arsenic, lead, chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, nickel and vanadium, expressed as average value over the sampling period
28 All values are standardised at 10 % oxygen
30 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
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
Details
Nickel and its compounds
As nickel
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Antimony, arsenic, lead, chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, nickel and vanadium and their compounds
0.5 mg/nm3
8 hour
0.5 hour
Waste gases
Solid or liquid
Part 4 (VI) Determination of air emission limit values for the co-incineration of waste
3.3
Combustion plants co-incinerating waste
22 These average values cover also the gaseous and the vapour forms of the relevant heavy metal emissions as well as their compounds
24 Emission limit value defined as total emission limit for the total sum of antimony, arsenic, lead, chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, nickel and vanadium, expressed as average value over the sampling period
30 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
34 O2 content 6% for solid fuels and 3% for liquid fuels
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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Marine Environmental Policy Framework Directive

Marine Environmental Policy Framework Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of hazardous substances for purposes of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, especially as it concerns Art. 3(8), and Annexes I and III. The listed substances meet the European Union's definitions as hazardous, as provided on: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC); (2) Annex III of Directive 2000/54/EC (Biological Agents); Candidate List of SVHCs; and REACH Annex XIV (Authorisation List).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU REACH: List of SVHC EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: Annex XIV
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
yes
Medical Devices Directive

Medical Devices Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains hazardous substances in accordance with the Medical Devices Directive's (MDD) design and construction requirements pursuant to Annex I, Part II (7) & (8) (i.e., chemical, physical and biological properties; and infection and microbial contamination). Specifically, the non-exhaustive database is derived from: Table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, REACH Candidate List of SVHCs, and Directive 2000/54/EC's Annex III (Biological Agents list).

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC EU REACH: List of SVHC
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A; Muta. 2; Repr. 1B; STOT RE 1; Resp. Sens. 1; Skin Sens. 1
Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive

Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive, Annex I+II

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances to which pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding may not be exposed. Employers are obligated to prevent the exposure of these workers to any agents that may have adverse health effects on either mother or child. The inventory originates from Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP.

Name CAS CLP (1272/2008) CMRs ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC EU_BA PREGW Notes  
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A; Muta. 2; Repr. 1B
yes
Details
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  
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A; Muta. 2; Repr. 1B; STOT RE 1; Resp. Sens. 1; Skin Sens. 1
Details
Safety and Health of Workers at Work Directive

Safety and Health of Workers at Work Directive - Hazardous Substances

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances that fall within the scope of the European Union's definition of hazardous chemical and biological substances, as provided on: (1) Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC; and (2) Annex III of Directive 2000/54/EC (Biological Agents). The EU's Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Framework Directive 89/391/EEC applies to risks arising from chemical, physical and biological agents at the workplace.

Name CAS EU CLP (1272/2008) EU_BA Directive 2000/54/EC
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A; Muta. 2; Repr. 1B; STOT RE 1; Resp. Sens. 1; Skin Sens. 1
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  
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
301-323-2
93983-68-7
028-054-00-0
Health hazard
Details
Toy Safety Directive

Toy Safety Directive - Substances Restricted in Toys

This list contains substances whose use in toys is restricted in the European Union in accordance with points 8 and 13, Part III, and Appendices A and C of Annex II (Particular Safety Requirements) to Directive 2009/48/EC on toy safety. List entries include substance name, CAS number, limit values for certain product types and, where applicable, notes on restrictions.

Name CAS Application Name Expressed As Content limit Emission Limit Restriction(s) SML Notes  
Nickel and its compounds
Dry, brittle, powder-like or pliable toy material
As nickel
Banned if exceeded the migration limit (without prejudice to points 3, 4 and 5, Part III, Annex II)
75 mg/kg
Point 13, Part III, Annex II
These limit values shall not apply to toys or components of toys which, due to their accessibility, function, volume or mass, clearly exclude any hazard due to sucking, licking, swallowing or prolonged contact with skin when used as specified in the first subparagraph of Article 10(2)
Details
Nickel and its compounds
Liquid or sticky toy material
As nickel
Banned if exceeded the migration limit (without prejudice to points 3, 4 and 5, Part III, Annex II)
18.8 mg/kg
Point 13, Part III, Annex II
These limit values shall not apply to toys or components of toys which, due to their accessibility, function, volume or mass, clearly exclude any hazard due to sucking, licking, swallowing or prolonged contact with skin when used as specified in the first subparagraph of Article 10(2)
Details
Nickel and its compounds
Scraped-off toy material
As nickel
Banned if exceeded the migration limit (without prejudice to points 3, 4 and 5, Part III, Annex II)
930 mg/kg
Point 13, Part III, Annex II
These limit values shall not apply to toys or components of toys which, due to their accessibility, function, volume or mass, clearly exclude any hazard due to sucking, licking, swallowing or prolonged contact with skin when used as specified in the first subparagraph of Article 10(2)
Details
Nickel and its compounds
Any toys except in toys and toy components made of stainless steel and toy components which are intended to conduct an electric current
As nickel
Shall not be used in toys, in components of toys or in micro-structurally distinct parts of toys (Point 3, Part III, Annex II). See Point 4 and 5 for derogations from Point 3
Classification: CMR2, according to Appendix A to Annex II
Details
Water Environmental Quality Standards Directive

Annex I, Part A - Priority Substances & Pollutants in water

This list contains environmental quality standards (EQS), including annual averages and maximum allowable concentrations, for priority substances and certain other pollutants, as provided for in Article 16 of Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Name CAS NO Average limit Maximum limit Average sampling duration Emission medium Qualifier  
Nickel and its compounds
23
4 ug/l
34 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
Nickel and its compounds
23
8.6 ug/l
34 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
Water Framework Directive

Water Framework Directive, Annex X - Priority Substances

This list contains substances identified as priority substances that are targeted for reduction and eventual removal from waste water discharge. The list includes 'priority hazardous substances' which are subject to special restrictions.

Name EC Number CAS Priority Group Notes  
Nickel compounds
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
dimethylhexanoic acid nickelsalt
301-323-2
93983-68-7
Carc. 1A
Muta. 2
Repr. 1B
STOT RE 1
Resp. Sens. 1
Skin Sens. 1
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1
HP7 Carcinogenic: waste which induces cancer or increases its incidence.
HP11 Mutagenic: waste which may cause a mutation, that is a permanent change in the amount or structure of the genetic material in a cell.
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.
HP5 Specific Target Organ Toxicity (STOT)/Aspiration Toxicity: waste which can cause specific target organ toxicity either from a single or repeated exposure, or which cause acute toxic effects following aspiration.
HP13 Sensitising: waste which contains one or more substances known to cause sensitising effects to the skin or the respiratory organs.
HP14 Ecotoxic: waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.
028-054-00-0

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