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2- Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 5,5'-[[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-diylbis(2,1-diazenediyl)]bis[6- amino-4-hydroxy-, sodium salt (1:2)
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CAS No: 2586-60-9
EC No: 607-822-4
2- Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 5,5'-[[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-diylbis(2,1-diazenediyl)]bis[6- amino-4-hydroxy-, sodium salt (1:2) is listed in PIC since it has been identified as a member of the chemical group: Benzidine, its salts and benzidine derivatives
Current PIC Context
Annex Legal Act Category Subcategory Use Limitation From To
Annex I Part 1
Annex I Part 2
Annex I Part 1
304/2003 Industrial Chemicals
Industrial Chemicals
Industrial Chemicals
Industrial chemicals for professional use

Industrial chemicals for consumer use
Severely Restricted
Severely Restricted
Banned
07-03-2003
PIC Regulatory History
Annex Legal Act Category Subcategory Use Limitation From To
Annex I Part 1
Annex I Part 2
Annex I Part 1
304/2003 Industrial Chemicals
Industrial Chemicals
Industrial Chemicals
Industrial chemicals for professional use

Industrial chemicals for consumer use
Severely Restricted
Severely Restricted
Banned
07-03-2003
Legislation text

In accordance with entry 13 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 benzidine and its salts:
- Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures in concentrations greater than 0,1 % by weight.

In accordance with entry 9(d) 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), benzidine and/or its derivatives:
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.
Submitted Data for 2- Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 5,5'-[[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-diylbis(2,1-diazenediyl)]bis[6- amino-4-hydroxy-, sodium salt (1:2)