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European regulations regarding Beryllium difluoride (BeF2)

This Compound in the Landolt-Börnstein Index
Structure Drawing Formula:BeF2
Molecular Weight:47.009 g/mol
NameBeryllium difluoride
EG-Index:004-002-00-2 (2001/59/EC)
EINECS:232-118-5 (EINECS)

Hazard Information (Dangerous Substances Directive 67/548/EEC)

Hazard symbols
Very toxic
Dangerous for the Environment
R49 May cause cancer by inhalation.
R25 Toxic if swallowed.
R26 Very toxic by inhalation.
R36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
R43 May cause sensitization by skin contact.
R48/23 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation.
R51/53 Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S53 Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
S61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/Safety data sheets.

GHS classification (Globally Harmonized System)
Regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP)

Signal WordDangerEC/1272/2008
Hazard Statements
H350iMay cause cancer by inhalation.
H330Fatal if inhaled.
H301Toxic if swallowed.
H372Causes damage to organs <or state all organs affected, if known> through prolonged or repeated exposure <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
H319Causes serious eye irritation.
H335May cause respiratory irritation.
H315Causes skin irritation.
H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H411Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statements
P201Obtain special instructions before use.
P202Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P260Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P261Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P264Wash ... thoroughly after handling.
P270Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P272Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
P273Avoid release to the environment.
P280Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P281Use personal protective equipment as required.
P284Wear respiratory protection.
P301+P310IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P302+P352IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304+P340IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308+P313IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P310Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P312Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P314Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P320Specific treatment is urgent (see ... on this label).
P321Specific treatment (see ... on this label).
P330Rinse mouth.
P332+P313If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P333+P313If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P337+P313If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P362Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P363Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P391Collect spillage.
P403+P233Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P405Store locked up.
P501Dispose of contents/container to ...
ClassificationCarc. 1B
Acute Tox. 2 *
Acute Tox. 3 *
Eye Irrit. 2
Skin Irrit. 2
Skin Sens. 1
Aquatic Chronic 2

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of CHemicals (REACH)

REACH: restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use (Annex XVII/28)EC/552/2009
       Entry28. 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)
       TextAnnex XVII: Restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles
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,
- the relevant concentration specified in Directive 1999/45/EC.
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.

European CHemicals Agency (ECHA) pre-registration

Pre-registered substanceEC-Number: 232-118-5
CAS-Number: 7787-49-7
Name: beryllium fluoride
Synonym: -
Registration Date: 30/11/2010
ECHA pre


Short: 2001/59/EC
Title: Commission Directive 2001/59/EC of 6 August 2001 adapting to technical progress for the 28th time Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances
Author: Comission of the European Communities
Source: Official Journal of the European Communities
Volume: L 225 (21.08.2001)
Page: 1-333
Year: 2001
Keyword: hazardous materials; hazard classification
Publish_Date: 2001/08/21
Short: EC/1272/2008
Title: REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
Author: European Parliament; Council of the European Union
Source: Official Journal of the European Union
Volume: L 353 (31.12.2008)
Page: 1-1355
Year: 2008
Publish_Date: 2008/12/31
Short: EC/552/2009
Title: COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 552/2009 of 22 June 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards Annex XVII
Author: Commission of the European Communities
Source: Official Journal of the European Union
Volume: L 164 (26.06.2009)
Page: 7-31
Year: 2009
Keyword: Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals; placing on the market
Publish_Date: 2009/06/26
ECHA pre
Short: ECHA pre
Title: List of pre-registered substances
Author: European Chemicals Agency
Year: 2009

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