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Carbon tetrachloride
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CAS No: 56-23-5
EC No: 200-262-8
Current PIC Context
Annex Legal Act Category Subcategory Use Limitation From To
Annex I Part 1
304/2003 Industrial Chemicals
Industrial chemicals for consumer use
Banned
07-03-2003
PIC Regulatory History
Annex Legal Act Category Subcategory Use Limitation From To
Annex I Part 1
304/2003 Industrial Chemicals
Industrial chemicals for consumer use
Banned
07-03-2003
Legislation text

In accordance with entry 28 of Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), (OJ L 396, 30.12.2006 p. 1-849), pursuant to Commission Regulation (EC) No 552/2009 of 22 June 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) as regards Annex XVII (OJ L 164, 26.6.2009 p. 7-31), the following applies to substances which appear in Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 classified as carcinogen category 1A or 1B or carcinogen category 1 or 2, including carbon tetrachloride:

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,
— the relevant generic concentration limit specified in Part 3 of Annex I of 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 Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008;
Submitted Data for Carbon tetrachloride