EU-SAFETY_HEALTH_WORK-PREAMBLE

Safety and Health of Workers at Work Directive - Hazardous Substances

EU. Hazardous Substances for Purposes of Directive 89/391/EEC, 29 June 1989, amended by Regulation 1137/2008/EC, 21 November 2008 (Table 3/Annex VI, CLP; Annex III, 2000/54/EC)

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.

Last updated 24 June 2024. Database contains 4691 unique substances/entries.
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The fraction of tar acid rich in 3- and 4-methylphenol, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids.
284-892-9
84989-04-8
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
The fraction of tar acids, rich in 3- and 4-ethylphenol, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids.
284-891-3
84989-03-7
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
A residue from the distillation of crude phenol from coal. It consists predominantly of phenols having carbon numbers in the range of C8 through C10 with a softening point of 60°C to 80°C (140°F to 176°F).
306-251-5
96690-55-0
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
A complex combination of organic compounds obtained from brown coal and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 230°C (392°F to 446°F). It contains chiefly phenols and pyridine bases.
295-540-9
92062-26-5
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
272-361-4
68815-21-4
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
The residue from crude coal tar acids after removal of phenol, cresols, xylenols and any higher boiling phenols. A black solid with a melting point approximately 80°C (176°F). Composed primarily of polyalkylphenols, resin gums, and inorganic salts.
271-418-0
68555-24-8
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
The reaction product obtained by neutralizing coal tar oil alkaline extract with an acidic solution, such as aqueous sulfuric acid, or gaseous carbon dioxide, to obtain the free acids. Composed primarily of tar acids such as phenol, cresols, and xylenols.
266-019-3
65996-85-2
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
A complex combination of organic compounds obtained from brown coal gasification. Composed primarily of C6-10 hydroxy aromatic phenols and their homologs.
295-536-7
92062-22-1
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
An acidified alkaline extract of brown coal tar distillate. Composed primarily of phenol and phenol homologs.
309-888-7
101316-86-3
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B
The distillate from the acidification of alkaline washed lignite tar distillate boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 230°C (392°F to 446°F). Composed primarily of m- and p-ethylphenol as well as cresols and xylenols.
302-662-9
94114-29-1
Carc. 1B; Muta. 1B

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