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South Korea to Designate Eight New Toxic Chemical Substances

Eight new substances will be designated as toxic chemical substances after hazard evaluation under K-REACH. Mandatory classification and labelling elements of the eight toxic substances are proposed for public comments. Additional transitional measures for control of these toxic substances will be provided.

The GHS classification information has been approved by NIER Announcement No.2018-62 on 20 Dec 2018.

South Korea’s NIER is now consulting on adding eight toxic chemical substances (Given No. 2018-1-870 ~ 2018-1-877) into the Toxic Chemical Substances List (TCSL). They have been registered and found toxic after the hazard evaluation under K-REACH. In addition, the classification information, pictograms, hazard statements, M factors or UN No., etc. of these substances are provided for public consultation. Any comments are welcome before 10 Dec 2018.

Table 1. Toxic Chemical Substance Information

Given No.Chemical NameCAS No.
2018-1-870N2-(4-Aminophenyl)-2,5-pyridinediamine (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)116735-74-1
2018-1-8712-Propyn-1-yl 2-methyl-2-propenoate (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)13861-22-8
2018-1-872Polyethylenepolyamines, N-[3-(alkyl(C=12~14)oxy)-2-hydroxypropyl] derivs.  (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)1588442-20-9
2018-1-873(2E)-2-Decenal (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)3913-81-3
2018-1-874Ethyl α,α-dichlorobenzeneacetate (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)5317-66-8
2018-1-875Chloromethyl hexyl cyanocarbonimidodithioate (mixture containing 1% or more of this substance)852023-54-2
2018-1-876Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)[[(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl]oxy]silyl 1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonate (mixture containing 5% or more of this substance)85272-31-7
2018-1-877Mixture of 3a,4,5,6,7,7a-hexahydro-4,7-methano-1H-inden-5-yl isobutyrate(67634-20-2) and 3a,4,5,6,7,7a-hexahydro-4,7-methano-1H-inden-6-yl isobutyrate(68039-39-4);  (mixture containing 25% or more of this substance)

Please click here to see the proposed GHS classification & labeling information.

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