Registration Dossier

Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

PBT assessment

Administrative data

PBT assessment: overall result

cyclohex-1,4-ylenedimethanol (CHDM)
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: bulk
Reference substance:
cyclohex-1,4-ylenedimethanol (CHDM)
Reference substance:
cyclohex-1,4-ylenedimethanol (CHDM)
PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB

CHDM does not meet the criteria for being rated as a PBT or vPvB substance. CHDM appears to be readily biodegradable and does not have the potential to bioaccumulate. Aquatic toxicity is minimal and it is not rated as a mutagen or toxic for reproduction. Studies available do not support CHDM as having adverse chronic toxicity or being a carcinogen.