Limonene - risk and safety statement

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Limonene is listed in annex 1 of the directive 67/548/EEC under index number 601-029-00-7 The pure substance is classified as irritant (Xi) and dangerous for the environment (N). The following risk and safety statements are obligatory:

  • R10: Flammable.
  • R38: Irritating to skin.
  • R43: May cause sensitization by skin contact.
  • R50/53: Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
  • S2: Keep out of the reach of children.
  • S24: Avoid contact with skin.
  • S37: Wear suitable gloves.
  • S60: This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
  • S61: Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/Safety data sheets.

    Limonene is not specifically mentioned in directive 1999/45/EC, and so the labelling of preparations containing this compound is at the discretion of the manufacturer.
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