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Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

GHS

General Information

Name:
ethylene oxide
Implementation:
EU

Related composition

Related composition:
Composition 1

Classificationopen allclose all

Explosives
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Flammable gases and chemically unstable gases
Hazard category:
Flam. Gas 1A
Hazard statement:
H220: Extremely flammable gas.
Aerosols
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Oxidising gases
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Gases under pressure
Hazard category:
Compressed gas
Hazard statement:
H280: Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.
Flammable liquids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Flammable solids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Self-reactive substances and mixtures
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Pyrophoric liquids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Pyrophoric solids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Self-heating substances and mixtures
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Substances and mixtures which in contact with water emit flammable gases
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Oxidising liquids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Oxidising solids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Organic peroxides
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Corrosive to metals
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Desensitized explosives
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Acute toxicity - oral
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Acute toxicity - dermal
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Acute toxicity - inhalation
Hazard category:
Acute Tox. 3
Hazard statement:
H331: Toxic if inhaled.
Skin corrosion / irritation
Hazard category:
Skin Irrit. 2
Hazard statement:
H315: Causes skin irritation.
Serious eye damage / eye irritation
Hazard category:
Eye Irrit. 2
Hazard statement:
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Respiratory sensitisation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Skin sensitisation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Aspiration hazard
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Reproductive toxicity
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Effects on or via lactation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Germ cell mutagenicity
Hazard category:
Muta. 1B
Hazard statement:
H340: May cause genetic defects <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
Carcinogenicity
Hazard category:
Carc. 1B
Hazard statement:
H350: May cause cancer <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
1. Specific target organ toxicity - single
Hazard category:
STOT Single Exp. 3
Hazard statement:
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
1. Specific target organ toxicity - repeated
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute / short-term)
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (long-term)
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Hazardous to the ozone layer
Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Labelling

Signal word:
Danger

Hazard pictogram

GHS02: flame
GHS04: gas cylinder
GHS06: skull and crossbones
GHS08: health hazard

Hazard statements

H200: Unstable explosives.
H350: May cause cancer <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
H340: May cause genetic defects <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
H331: Toxic if inhaled.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H280: Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.

Precautionary statements

P309+P311: IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P377: Leaking gas fire: Do not extinguish, unless leak can be stopped safely.
P381: In case of leakage eliminate all ignition sources.
P410+P403: Protect from sunlight. Store in a well-ventilated place.
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.

Additional labelling requirements

EUH006: Explosive with or without contact with air.

Notes