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REACH Annex XVII
(Updated as on May, 2014)

 

Following table describes the restricted or banned substances, their conditions of restriction and the relevant industry sector affected:

 

Sr. No

CAS No.

EC No.

Name of the substance

Conditions of Restriction

1.

 

 

Polychlorinated

terphenyls (PCTs)

Shall not be placed on the market, or used:

as substances,

in mixtures, including waste oils, or in equipment, in concentrations greater than 50 mg/kg (0,005 % by weight).

2.

75-01-4

200-831-0

Chloroethene (vinyl

chloride)

Shall not be used as propellant in aerosols for any use.

Aerosols dispensers containing the substance as propellant shall not be placed on the market

3.

 

 

Liquid substances or

mixtures which are regarded as dangerous in accordance with

Directive 1999/45/EC or

are fulfilling the criteria for any of the following hazard classes or categories set out in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008:

 

(a) hazard classes 2.1 to

2.4, 2.6 and 2.7, 2.8

types A and B, 2.9, 2.10,

2.12, 2.13 categories 1

and 2, 2.14 categories 1 and 2, 2.15 types A to F; (b) hazard classes 3.1 to

3.6, 3.7 adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or on development, 3.8 effects other than narcotic effects, 3.9 and 3.10;

(c) hazard class 4.1; (d) hazard class 5.1.

1. Shall not be used in:

ornamental articles intended to produce light or colour effects by means of different phases, for example in ornamental lamps and ashtrays,

tricks and jokes,

games for one or more participants, or any article intended to be used as such, even with ornamental aspects,

 

2. Articles not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.

 

3. Shall not be placed on the market if they contain a colouring agent, unless required for fiscal reasons, or perfume, or both, if they:

can be used as fuel in decorative oil lamps for supply to the general public, and,

present an aspiration hazard and are labelled with R65 or

H304,

 

4. Decorative oil lamps for supply to the general public shall not be placed on the market unless they conform to the European Standard on Decorative oil lamps (EN 14059) adopted by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN).

 

5. Without prejudice to the implementation of other Community provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances and mixtures, suppliers shall ensure,

before the placing on the market, that the following requirements are met:

(a) lamp oils, labelled with R65 or H304, intended for supply to

the general public are visibly, legibly and indelibly marked as follows: Keep lamps filled with this liquid out of the reach of children; and, by 1 December 2010, Just a sip of lamp oil

or even sucking the wick of lamps

may lead to life-threatening lung damage;

 

(b) grill lighter fluids, labelled with R65 or H304, intended for supply to the general public are legibly and indelibly marked by 1

December 2010 as follows: Just a sip of grill lighter may lead to life threatening lung damage;

 

(c) lamp oils and grill lighters, labelled with R65 or H304,


 

 

 

 

 

intended for supply to the general public are packaged in black

opaque containers not exceeding 1 litre by 1 December 2010.

 

6. No later than 1 June 2014, the Commission shall request the European Chemicals Agency to prepare a dossier, in accordance with Article 69 of the present Regulation with a view to ban, if appropriate, grill lighter fluids and fuel for decorative lamps, labelled R65 or H304, intended for supply to the general public.

 

7. Natural or legal persons placing on the market for the first time lamp oils and grill lighter fluids, labelled with R65 or H304, shall

by 1 December 2011, and annually thereafter, provide data on

alternatives to lamp oils and grill lighter fluids labelled R65 or

H304 to the competent authority in the Member State

concerned. Member States shall make those data available to the

Commission.

4.

126-72-7

 

Tris (2,3 dibromopropyl)

phosphate

1. Shall not be used in textile articles, such as garments,

undergarments and linen, intended to come into contact with the skin.

 

2. Articles not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.

5.

71-43-2

200-753-7

Benzene

1. Shall not be used in toys or parts of toys where the concentration of benzene in the free state is greater than 5 mg/kg (0,0005 %) of the weight of the toy or part of toy.

 

2. Toys and parts of toys not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.

 

3. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, — as a substance,

as a constituent of other substances, or in mixtures, in

concentrations equal to, or greater than 0,1 % by weight.

 

4. However, paragraph 3 shall not apply to:

(a) motor fuels which are covered by Directive 98/70/EC;

(b) substances and mixtures for use in industrial processes not allowing for the emission of benzene in quantities in excess of those laid down in existing legislation.

6

 

 

 

Asbestos fibres

1.The manufacture, placing on the market and use of these fibres

and of articles and mixtures containing these fibres added

intentionally is prohibited.

 

2. The use of articles containing asbestos fibres referred to in paragraph 1 which were already installed and/or in service before

1 January 2005 shall continue to be permitted until they are disposed of or reach the end of their service life. However, Member States may, for reasons of protection of human health, restrict, prohibit or make subject to specific conditions, the use of such articles before they are disposed of or reach the end of their service life. Member States may allow placing on the market of articles in their entirety containing asbestos fibres referred to in paragraph 1 which were already installed and/or in service before

1 January 2005, under specific conditions ensuring a high level of

protection of human health. Member States shall communicate these national measures to the Commission by 1 June 2011. The Commission shall make this information publicly available.

 

3. Without prejudice to the application of other Community

12001-28-4

 

Crocidolite

12172-73-5

 

Amosite

77536-67-5

 

Anthophyllite

77536-66-4

 

Actinolite

77536-68-6

 

Tremolite

12001-29-5

132207-32-0

 

Chrysotile


 

 

 

 

 

provisions on the classification, packaging and labelling of

substances and mixtures, the placing on the market and use of articles containing these fibres, as permitted according to the preceding derogations, shall be permitted only if suppliers ensure before the placing on the market that articles bear a label in accordance with Appendix 7 to this Annex.

7.

545-55-1

208-892-5

Tris(aziridinyl)phosphino xide

1. Shall not be used in textile articles, such as garments, undergarments and linen, intended to come into contact with the skin.

 

2. Articles not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market

8.

59536-65-1

 

Polybromobiphenyls;

Polybrominatedbiphenyl s (PBB)

1. Shall not be used in textile articles, such as garments,

undergarments and linen, intended to come into contact with the skin.

 

2. Articles not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.

9.

68990-67-0

273-620-4

Soap bark powder

 

(Quillaja saponaria) and its derivatives containing saponines

1. Shall not be used, in jokes and hoaxes or in mixtures or articles intended to be used as such, for instance as a constituent of sneezing powder and stink bombs.

 

2.Jokes and hoaxes, or mixtures or articles intended to be used as such, not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.

 

 

3.However, paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to stink bombs containing not more than 1,5 ml of liquid.

 

 

Powder of the roots of Helleborus viridis and Helleborus niger

 

 

Powder of the roots of

Veratrum album and

Veratrum nigrum

 

92-87-5

 

202-199-1

Benzidine and/or its

derivatives

552-89-6

209-025-3

o-Nitrobenzaldehyde

 

 

Wood powder

10a.

12135-76-1

235-223-4

Ammonium sulphide

1. Shall not be used, in jokes and hoaxes or in mixtures or articles

intended to be used as such, for instance as a constituent of

sneezing powder and stink bombs.

 

2. Jokes and hoaxes, or mixtures or articles intended to be used as such, not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.

 

3. However, paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to stink bombs containing not more than 1,5 ml of liquid

10b.

12124-99-1

235-184-3

Ammonium hydrogen sulphide

10c.

9080-17-5

232-989-1

Ammonium polysulphide

11

 

 

Volatile esters of

bromoacetic acids:

1. Shall not be used, in jokes and hoaxes or in mixtures or articles intended to be used as such, for instance as a constituent of sneezing powder and stink bombs.

 

 

2. Jokes and hoaxes, or mixtures or articles intended to be used as such, not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.

 

 

3. However, paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to stink bombs containing not more than 1,5 ml of liquid.

11a.

96-32-2

202-499-2

Methyl bromoacetate

11b.

105-36-2

203-290-9

Ethyl bromoacetate

11c.

35223-80-4

 

Propyl bromoacetate

11d.

18991-98-5

242-729-9

Butyl bromoacetate

12.

91-59-8

202-080-4

and its salts

2-Naphthylamine

Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in

mixtures in concentrations greater than 0,1 % by weight.


 

13.

92-87-5

202-199-1

and its salts

Benzidine

 

14.

92-93-3

202-204-7

4-Nitrobiphenyl

15.

92-67-1

202-177-1

and its salts

4-Aminobiphenyl

xenylamine

16.

 

598-63-0

 

209-943-4

Lead carbonates:

(a) Neutral anhydrous carbonate (PbCO 3 )

 

Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures, where the substance or mixture is intended for use as paint.

 

M19 However, Member States may, in accordance with the provisions of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention

13, permit the use on their territory of the substance or mixture for the restoration and maintenance of works of art and historic buildings and their interiors, as well as the placing on the market for such use. Where a Member State makes use of this derogation, it shall inform the Commission thereof.

16a.

16b.

1319-46-6

215-290-6

(b) Trilead-

bis(carbonate)- dihydroxide 2Pb CO 3 - Pb(OH) 2

17.

 

 

Lead sulphates:

Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures, where the substance or mixture is intended for use as paint.

M19 However, Member States may, in accordance with the

provisions of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention

13, permit the use on their territory of the substance or mixture

for the restoration and maintenance of works of art and historic buildings and their interiors, as well as the placing on the market for such use. Where a Member State makes use of this derogation, it shall inform the Commission thereof.

17a.

7446-14-2

231-198-9

(a) PbSO 4

17b.

15739-80-7

239-831-0

(b) Pb x SO 4

18.

 

 

Mercury compounds

Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in

mixtures where the substance or mixture is intended for use:

(a) to prevent the fouling by micro-organisms, plants or animals

of:

the hulls of boats,

cages, floats, nets and any other appliances or equipment used for fish or shellfish farming, any totally or partly submerged appliances or equipment;

(b) in the preservation of wood; (c) in the impregnation of heavy- duty industrial textiles and yarn intended for their manufacture; (d) in the treatment of industrial waters, irrespective of their use.

18a.

7439-97-6

231-106-7

Mercury

1. Shall not be placed on the market: (a) in fever thermometers;

(b) in other measuring devices intended for sale to the general public (such as manometers, barometers, sphygmomanometers, thermometers other than fever thermometers).

 

2. The restriction in paragraph 1 shall not apply to measuring devices that were in use in the Community before 3 April 2009. However Member States may restrict or prohibit the placing on the market of such measuring devices.

 

3. The restriction in paragraph 1(b) shall not apply to:

(a) measuring devices more than 50 years old on 3 October 2007; (b) barometers (except barometers within point (a)) until 3

October 2009.

 

5. The following mercury-containing measuring devices intended for industrial and professional uses shall not be placed on the market after 10 April 2014: (a) barometers; (b) hygrometers; (c)


 

 

 

 

 

manometers; (d) sphygmomanometers; (e) strain gauges to be

used with plethysmographs; (f) tensiometers; (g) thermometers and other non-electrical thermometric applications. The restriction shall also apply to measuring devices under points (a) to (g) which are placed on the market empty if intended to be filled with mercury.

 

6. The restriction in paragraph 5 shall not apply to: (a) sphygmomanometers to be used: (i) in epidemiological studies which are ongoing on 10 October 2012; (ii) as reference standards in clinical validation studies of mercury-free sphygmomanometers; (b) thermometers exclusively intended to perform tests according to standards that require the use of mercury thermometers until 10 October 2017; (c) mercury triple point cells which are used for the calibration of platinum resistance thermometers.

 

7. The following mercury-using measuring devices intended for professional and industrial uses shall not be placed on the market after 10 April 2014: (a) mercury pycnometers; (b) mercury metering devices for determination of the softening point.

 

8. The restrictions in paragraphs 5 and 7 shall not apply to: (a) measuring devices more than 50 years old on 3 October 2007; (b) measuring devices which are to be displayed in public exhibitions for cultural and historical purposes.’

19.

 

 

Arsenic compounds

1. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in

mixtures where the substance or mixture is intended for use to

prevent the fouling by micro-organisms, plants or animals of: — the hulls of boats, cages, floats, nets and any other appliances or equipment used for fish or shellfish farming, any totally or partly submerged appliances or equipment.

 

2. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures where the substance or mixture is intended for use in the treatment of industrial waters, irrespective of their use.

 

3. Shall not be used in the preservation of wood. Furthermore, wood so treated shall not be placed on the market.

 

4. By way of derogation from paragraph 3: (a) Relating to the substances and mixtures for the preservation of wood: these may only be used in industrial installations using vacuum or pressure

to impregnate wood if they are solutions of inorganic compounds

of the copper, chromium, arsenic (CCA) type C and if they are authorised in accordance with Article 5(1) of Directive 98/8/EC. Wood so treated shall not be placed on the market before fixation of the preservative is completed.

 

(b) Wood treated with CCA solution in accordance with point (a) may be placed on the market for professional and industrial use provided that the structural integrity of the wood is required for human or livestock safety and skin contact by the general public during its service life is unlikely:

as structural timber in public and agricultural buildings, office

buildings, and industrial premises, in bridges and bridgework,

as constructional timber in freshwater areas and brackish

waters, for example jetties and bridges,


 

 

 

 

 

as noise barriers,

in avalanche control,

in highway safety fencing and barriers,

as debarked round conifer livestock fence posts,

in earth retaining structures,

as electric power transmission and telecommunications poles,

as underground railway sleepers.

 

(c) Without prejudice to the application of other Community provisions on the classification, packaging and labelling of substances and mixtures, suppliers shall ensure before the

placing on the market that all treated wood placed on the market

is individually labelled For professional and industrial installation and use only, contains arsenic’. In addition, all wood placed on the market in packs shall also bear a label stating ‘Wear gloves when handling this wood. Wear a dust mask and eye protection when cutting or otherwise crafting this wood. Waste from this wood shall be treated as hazardous by an authorised undertaking.

 

(d) Treated wood referred to under point (a) shall not be used:

in residential or domestic constructions, whatever the purpose,

in any application where there is a risk of repeated skin contact,

in marine waters,

for agricultural purposes other than for livestock fence posts and structural uses in accordance with point (b),

in any application where the treated wood may come into contact with intermediate or finished products intended for human and/or animal consumption.

 

5. Wood treated with arsenic compounds that was in use in the Community before 30 September 2007, or that was placed on the market in accordance with paragraph 4 may remain in place and continue to be used until it reaches the end of its service life.

 

6. Wood treated with CCA type C that was in use in the Community before 30 September 2007, or that was placed on the market in accordance with paragraph 4:

may be used or reused subject to the conditions pertaining to

its use listed under points 4(b), (c) and (d),

may be placed on the market subject to the conditions

pertaining to its use listed under points 4(b), (c) and (d).

 

7. Member States may allow wood treated with other types of

CCA solutions that was in use in the Community before 30

September 2007:

to be used or reused subject to the conditions pertaining to its use listed under points 4 (b), (c) and (d),

to be placed on the market subject to the conditions pertaining to its use listed under points 4(b), (c) and (d).

20.

 

 

Organostannic

compounds

1. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in

mixtures where the substance or mixture is acting as biocide in free association paint.

 

2. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures where the substance or mixture acts as biocide to


 

 

 

 

 

prevent the fouling by micro-organisms, plants or animals of: (a)

all craft irrespective of their length intended for use in marine, coastal, estuarine and inland waterways and lakes; (b) cages, floats, nets and any other appliances or equipment used for fish or shellfish farming; (c) any totally or partly submerged appliance or equipment.

 

3. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures where the substance or mixture is intended for use in the treatment of industrial waters.

 

M6 4. Tri-substituted organostannic compounds: (a) Tri- substituted organostannic compounds such as tributyltin (TBT) compounds and triphenyltin (TPT) compounds shall not be used after 1 July 2010 in articles where the concentration in the article, or part thereof, is greater than the equivalent of 0,1 % by weight of tin. (b) Articles not complying with point (a) shall not be placed on the market after 1 July 2010, except for articles that were already in use in the Community before that date. 5. Dibutyltin (DBT) compounds: (a) Dibutyltin (DBT) compounds shall not be used after 1 January 2012 in mixtures and articles for supply to

the general public where the concentration in the mixture or the article, or part thereof, is greater than the equivalent of 0,1 % by weight of tin.

 

(b) Articles and mixtures not complying with point (a) shall not be placed on the market after 1 January 2012, except for articles

that were already in use in the Community before that date. (c)

By way of derogation, points (a) and (b) shall not apply until 1

January 2015 to the following articles and mixtures for supply to

the general public: one-component and two-component room temperature vulcanisation sealants (RTV-1 and RTV-2 sealants) and adhesives, paints and coatings containing DBT compounds as catalysts when applied on articles, soft polyvinyl chloride (PVC) profiles whether by themselves or coextruded with hard PVC, fabrics coated with PVC containing DBT compounds as stabilisers when intended for outdoor applications, outdoor rainwater pipes, gutters and fittings, as well as covering material for roofing and façades, (d) By way of derogation, points (a) and (b) shall not apply to materials and articles regulated under Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004.

 

6. Dioctyltin (DOT) compound: (a) Dioctyltin (DOT) compo unds shall not be used after 1 January 2012 in the following articles for supply to, or use by, the general public, where the concentration in the article, or part thereof, is greater than the equivalent of 0,1

% by weight of tin:

textile articles intended to come into contact with the skin,

gloves,

footwear or part of footwear intended to come into contact

with the skin,

wall and floor coverings,

childcare articles,

female hygiene products,

nappies,

two-component room temperature vulcanisation moulding kits (RTV-2 moulding kits).


 

 

 

 

 

(b) Articles not complying with point (a) shall not be placed on

the market after 1 January 2012, except for articles that were already in use in the Community before that date.

21

75113-37-0

401-040-5

Di-μ-oxo-di-n-

butylstanniohydroxybora ne/ Dibutyltin hydrogen borate C 8 H 19 BO 3 Sn (DBB)

Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as a substance, or in

mixtures in a concentration equal to, or greater than 0,1 % by weight. However, the first paragraph shall not apply to this substance (DBB) or mixtures containing it if these are intended solely for conversion into articles, among which this substance will no longer feature in a concentration equal to or greater than

0,1 %.

22.

87-86-5

201-778-6

and its salts and esters

Pentachlorophenol

Shall not be placed on the market, or used,

as a substance,

as a constituent in other substances, or in mixtures, in a

concentration equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight.

23.

7440-43-9

231-152-8

and its compounds

Cadmium

For the purpose of this entry, the codes and chapters indicated in

square brackets are the codes and chapters of the tariff and statistical nomenclature of Common Customs Tariff as established by Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 (*).

M13 M17 1. Shall not be used in mixtures and articles produced from the following synthetic organic polymers (hereafter referred to as plastic material):

polymers or copolymers of vinyl chloride (PVC) [3904 10] [3904

21]

polyurethane (PUR) [3909 50]

low-density polyethylene (LDPE), with the exception of low- density polyethylene used for the production of coloured masterbatch [3901 10]

cellulose acetate (CA) [3912 11]

cellulose acetate butyrate (CAB) [3912 11]

epoxy resins [3907 30]

melamine-formaldehyde (MF) resins [3909 20]

urea-formaldehyde (UF) resins [3909 10]

unsaturated polyesters (UP) [3907 91]

polyethylene terephthalate (PET) [3907 60]

polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)

transparent/general-purpose polystyrene [3903 11]

acrylonitrile methylmethacrylate (AMMA)

cross-linked polyethylene (VPE)

high-impact polystyrene

polypropylene (PP) [3902 10]

 

Mixtures and articles produced from plastic material as listed above shall not be placed on the market if the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) is equal to or greater than 0,01

% by weight of the plastic material.

 

C5 By way of derogation, the second subparagraph shall not apply to articles placed on the market before 10 December 2011.

 

The first and second subparagraphs apply without prejudice to

Council Directive 94/62/ EC (**) and acts adopted on its basis.

 

M17 By 19 November 2012, in accordance with Article 69, the Commission shall ask the European Chemicals Agency to prepare a dossier conforming to the requirements of Annex XV in order to assess whether the use of cadmium and its compounds in plastic material, other than that listed in subparagraph 1, should be


 

 

 

 

 

restricted.

 

2. Shall not be used in paints [3208] [3209].

 

For paints with a zinc content exceeding 10 % by weight of the paint, the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) shall not be equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight.

 

Painted articles shall not be placed on the market if the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) is equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight of the paint on the painted article.

 

3. By way of derogation, paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to articles coloured with mixtures containing cadmium for safety reasons.

 

4. By way of derogation, paragraph 1, second subparagraph shall not apply to:

 

mixtures produced from PVC waste, hereinafter referred to as

recovered PVC,

 

mixtures and articles containing recovered PVC if their concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) does not exceed 0,1 % by weight of the plastic material in the following rigid PVC applications:

(a) profiles and rigid sheets for building applications; (b) doors, windows, shutters, walls, blinds, fences, and roof gutters;

(c) decks and terraces; (d) cable ducts;

(e) pipes for non-drinking water if the recovered PVC is used in the middle layer of a multilayer pipe and is entirely covered with a layer of newly produced PVC in compliance with paragraph 1 above.

 

Suppliers shall ensure, before the placing on the market of mixtures and articles containing recovered PVC for the first time, that these are visibly, legibly and indelibly marked as follows:

Contains recovered PVC or with the following pictogram:

 

In accordance with Article 69 of this Regulation, the derogation granted in paragraph 4 will be reviewed, in particular with a view to reducing the limit value for cadmium and to reassess the derogation for the applications listed in points (a) to (e), by 31

December 2017.

 

5.For the purpose of this entry, ‘cadmium plating’ means any deposit or coating of metallic cadmium on a metallic surface.

 

Shall not be used for cadmium plating metallic articles or components of the articles used in the following sectors/applications:

(a)    equipment and machinery for:

food production [8210] [8417 20] [8419 81] [8421 11] [8421

22] [8422] [8435] [8437] [8438] [8476 11]

agriculture [8419 31] [8424 81] [8432] [8433] [8434] [8436]

cooling and freezing [8418]

printing and book-binding [8440] [8442] [8443]


 

 

 

 

 

 

(b) equipment and machinery for the production of:

 

household goods [7321] [8421 12] [8450] [8509] [8516]

furniture [8465] [8466] [9401] [9402] [9403] [9404] sanitary

ware [7324]

central heating and air conditioning plant [7322] [8403] [8404]

[8415]

 

In any case, whatever their use or intended final purpose, the placing on the market of cadmium-plated articles or components of such articles used in the sectors/applications listed in points (a) and (b) above and of articles manufactured in the sectors listed in point (b) above is prohibited.

 

6.The provisions referred to in paragraph 5 shall also be applicable to cadmium-plated articles or components of such articles when used in the sectors/applications listed in points (a) and (b) below and to articles manufactured in the sectors listed in (b) below:

(a) equipment and machinery for the production of:

paper and board [8419 32] [8439] [8441] textiles and clothing

[8444] [8445] [8447] [8448] [8449] [8451] [8452]

(b) equipment and machinery for the production of: industrial handling equipment and machinery [8425] [8426] [8427] [8428] [8429] [8430] [8431]

road and agricultural vehicles [chapter 87] rolling stock

[chapter 86] — vessels [chapter 89]

 

7. However, the restrictions in paragraphs 5 and 6 shall not apply to:

articles and components of the articles used in the

aeronautical, aerospace, mining, offshore and nuclear sectors whose applications require high safety standards and in safety devices in road and agricultural vehicles, rolling stock and vessels,

electrical contacts in any sector of use, where that is necessary to ensure the reliability required of the apparatus on which they are installed

 

M13 8. Shall not be used in brazing fillers in concentration equal to or greater than 0,01 % by weight. Brazing fillers shall not be placed on the market if the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) is equal to or greater than 0,01 % by weight. For the purpose of this paragraph brazing shall mean a joining technique using alloys and under- taken at temperatures above 450 °C. 9. By way of derogation, paragraph 8 shall not

apply to brazing fillers used in defence and aerospace applications and to brazing fillers used for safety reasons. 10. Shall not be used or placed on the market if the concentration is equal to or greater than 0,01 % by weight of the metal in:

(i) metal beads and other metal components for jewellery making;

(ii) metal parts of jewellery and imitation jewellery articles and hair accessories, including:

bracelets, necklaces and rings,

piercing jewellery,

wrist-watches and wrist-wear,

brooches and cufflinks.


 

 

 

 

 

 

C5 11. By way of derogation, paragraph 10 shall not apply to articles placed on the market before 10 December 2011 and jewellery more than 50 years old on 10 December 2011.

                        (*) OJ L 256, 7.9.1987, p. 42. (**) OJ L 365,

31.12.1994, p. 10.

24.

76253-60-6

 

Monomethyl — tetrachlorodiphenyl methane

 

Trade name: Ugilec 141

1. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as a substance or in mixtures.

 

Articles containing the substance shall not be placed on the market.

 

2. By way of derogation, paragraph 1 shall not apply:

 

(a) in the case of plant and machinery already in service on 18

June 1994, until such plant and machinery is disposed of;

 

(b) in the case of the maintenance of plant and machinery already in service within a Member State on 18 June 1994.

 

 

For the purposes of point (a) Member States may, on grounds of human health protection and environmental protection, prohibit within their territory the use of such plant or machinery before it is disposed of.

25

 

 

Monomethyl-dichloro-

diphenyl methane

 

Trade name: Ugilec 121

Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as a substance or in

mixtures.

 

Articles containing the substance shall not be placed on the market.

26

99688-47-8

 

Monomethyl-dibromo-

diphenyl methane bromobenzylbromotolue ne, mixture of isomers

 

Trade name: DBBT

Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as a substance or in

mixtures.

 

Articles containing the substance shall not be placed on the market

27

7440-02-0

231-111-4

Nickel and its

compounds

1. Shall not be used:

 

(a) in any post assemblies which are inserted into pierced ears and other pierced parts of the human body unless the rate of nickel release from such post assemblies is less than 0,2 μg/ cm 2

/week (migration limit);

 

(b) in articles intended to come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin such as:

earrings,

necklaces, bracelets and chains, anklets, finger rings,

wrist-watch cases, watch straps and tighteners,

rivet buttons, tighteners, rivets, zippers and metal marks, when these are used in garments,

 

if the rate of nickel release from the parts of these articles coming into direct and prolonged contact with the skin is greater than 0,5 μg/cm 2 /week.

 

(c) in articles referred to in point (b) where these have a non- nickel coating unless such coating is sufficient to ensure that the rate of nickel release from those parts of such articles coming


 

 

 

 

 

into direct and prolonged contact with the skin will not exceed

0,5 μg/cm 2 / week for a period of at least two years of normal use of the article.

 

2. Articles which are the subject of paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market unless they conform to the requirements set out in that paragraph.

 

3. The standards adopted by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) shall be used as the test methods for demonstrating the conformity of articles to paragraphs 1 and 2

28

 

 

Substances which appear

in Part 3 of Annex VI to

Regulation (EC) No

1272/2008 classified as

carcinogen category 1A or 1B (Table 3.1) or carcinogen category 1 or

2 (Table 3.2) and listed

as follows:

 

Carcinogen category

1A (Table 3.1)/

carcinogen category 1 (Table 3.2) listed in Appendix 1

 

Carcinogen category

1B (Table 3.1)/ carcinogen category 2 (Table 3.2) listed in Appendix 2

Without prejudice to the other parts of this Annex the following

shall apply to entries 28 to 30:

 

1.Shall not be placed on the market, or used,

as substances,

as constituents of other substances, or,

in mixtures,

for supply to the general public when the individual concentration in the substance or mixture is equal to or greater than:

 

either the relevant specific concentration limit specified in

Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, or,

 

M19 the relevant concentration specified in Directive

1999/45/EC where no specific concentration limit is set out in

Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.

 

Without prejudice to the implementation of other Community provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of substances and mixtures, suppliers shall ensure before the

placing on the market that the packaging of such substances and

mixtures is marked visibly, legibly and indelibly as follows:

 

‘Restricted to professional users.

 

2. By way of derogation, paragraph 1 shall not apply to:

(a) medicinal or veterinary products as defined by Directive

2001/82/EC and Directive 2001/83/ EC;

(b) cosmetic products as defined by Directive 76/ 768/EEC; (c) the following fuels and oil products:

motor fuels which are covered by Directive 98/70/EC,

mineral oil products intended for use as fuel in mobile or fixed combustion plants,

fuels sold in closed systems (e.g. liquid gas bottles); (d) artists’ paints covered by Directive 1999/45/ EC;

M14 (e) the substances listed in Appendix 11, column 1, for the applications or uses listed in Appendix 11, column 2. Where a

date is specified in column 2 of Appendix 11, the derogation shall apply until the said date.

29

 

 

 

Substances which appear in Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No

1272/2008 classified as

germ cell mutagen category 1A or 1B (Table

3.1) or mutagen category

1 or 2 (Table 3.2) and listed as follows: — Mutagen category 1A (Table 3.1)/ mutagen category 1 (Table 3.2) listed in Appendix 3 — Mutagen category 1B (Table 3.1)/ mutagen category 2 (Table 3.2) listed in Appendix 4

30

 

 

Substances which appear

in Part 3 of Annex VI to

Regulation (EC) No

1272/2008 classified as toxic to reproduction category 1A or 1B (Table

3.1) or toxic to reproduction category 1


 

 

 

 

or 2 (Table 3.2) and

listed as follows: Reproductive toxicant category 1A adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or on development (Table

3.1) or reproductive toxicant category 1 with R60 (May impair fertility) or R61 (May cause harm to the unborn child) (Table 3.2) listed in Appendix 5 — Reproductive toxicant category 1B adverse effects on sexual

function and fertility or on development (Table

3.1) or reproductive toxicant category 2 with R60 (May impair fertility) or R61 (May cause harm to the unborn child) (Table 3.2) listed in Appendix 6

 

31a

8001-58-9

232-287-5

Creosote; wash oil

1. Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in

mixtures where the substance or mixture is intended for the

treatment of wood. Furthermore, wood so treated shall not be placed on the market.

2.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1:

 

a. The substances and mixtures may be used for wood treatment in industrial installations or by professionals covered by Community legislation on the protection of workers for in situ retreatment only if they contain:

 

(i) benzo[a]pyrene at a concentration of less than 50 mg/kg

(0,005 % by weight), and

 

(ii) water extractable phenols at a concentration of less than 3 %

by weight.

 

Such substances and mixtures for use in wood treatment in industrial installations or by professionals:

 

may be placed on the market only in packaging of a capacity equal to or greater than 20 litres,

 

shall not be sold to consumers.

 

Without prejudice to the application of other Community provisions on the classification, packaging and labelling of substances and mixtures, suppliers shall ensure before the placing on the market that the packaging of such substances and mixtures is visibly, legibly and indelibly marked as follows:

 

For use in industrial installations or professional treatment

31b.

61789-28-4

263-047-8

Creosote oil; wash oil

31c

84650-04-4

283-484-8

Distillates (coal tar),

naphthalene oils;

n