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European regulations regarding Mercury oxide (HgO) (HgO)

This Compound in the Landolt-Börnstein Index
Structure Drawing Formula:HgO
Molecular Weight:216.589 g/mol
NameMercury oxide (HgO)
CAS-RN21908-53-2
EG-Index:080-002-00-6 (2004/73/EC)
EINECS:244-654-7 (EINECS)

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

Hazard symbols
  
T+
Very toxic
N
Dangerous for the Environment
2004/73/EC
R-Phrase26/27/28-33-50/53
R26/27/28 Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R33 Danger of cumulative effects.
R50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
2004/73/EC
S-Phrase(1/2-)13-28-45-60-61
S1/2 Keep locked up and out of the reach of children.
S13 Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
S28 After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of ... (to be specified by the manufacturer).
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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.
2004/73/EC

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

Signal WordDangerEC/1272/2008
Pictogram     
Hazard Statements
H330Fatal if inhaled.
H310Fatal in contact with skin.
H300Fatal if swallowed.
H373May cause 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>.
H410Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statements
P260Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P262Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P264Wash ... thoroughly after handling.
P270Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P273Avoid release to the environment.
P280Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P284Wear respiratory protection.
P301+P310IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P302+P350IF ON SKIN: Gently 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.
P310Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P314Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P320Specific treatment is urgent (see ... on this label).
P321Specific treatment (see ... on this label).
P322Specific measures (see ... on this label).
P330Rinse mouth.
P361Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
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 ...
ClassificationAcute Tox. 2 *
Acute Tox. 1
Acute Tox. 2 *
STOT RE 2 *
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1
EC-Reference080-002-00-6 

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

REACH: restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use (Annex XVII/18)EC/552/2009
       Entry18. Mercury compounds
       TextAnnex XVII: Restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles
Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures where the substance or mixture is intended for use
(a) to prevent the fouling by micro-organisms, plants or animals of
- the hulls of boats,
- cages, floats, nets and any other appliances or equipment used for fish or shellfish farming,
- any totally or partly submerged appliances or equipment;
(b) in the preservation of wood;
(c) in the impregnation of heavy-duty industrial textiles and yarn intended for their manufacture;
(d) in the treatment of industrial waters, irrespective of their use.

European CHemicals Agency (ECHA) pre-registration

Pre-registered substanceEC-Number: 244-654-7
CAS-Number: 21908-53-2
Name: mercury monoxide
Synonym: -
Registration Date: 30/11/2010
ECHA pre

Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS)

Restriction of the use in electrical and electronic equipmentRoHS
       EntryMercury
       Textexempted
1. Mercury in compact fluorescent lamps not exceeding 5 mg per lamp.
2. Mercury in straight fluorescent lamps for general purposes not exceeding
- halophosphate 10 mg
- triphosphate with normal lifetime 5 mg
- triphosphate with long lifetime 8 mg.
3. Mercury in straight fluorescent lamps for special purposes.
4. Mercury in other lamps not specifically mentioned in this Annex.
36. Mercury used as a cathode sputtering inhibitor in DC plasma displays with a content up to 30 mg per display until 1 July 2010.

References

2004/73/EC
Short: 2004/73/EC
Title: COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2004/73/EC of 29 April 2004 adapting to technical progress for the 29th 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 152 (30.04.2004)
Page: 1-311
Year: 2004
Erratum_Source: Official Journal of the European Communities L 216 (16.06.2004) 1-310
Keyword: hazardous materials; hazard classification
Publish_Date: 2004/04/30
EC/1272/2008
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
EC/552/2009
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
RoHS
Short: RoHS
Title: DIRECTIVE 2002/95/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 January 2003 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment
Author: European Parliament; Council of the European Union
Source: Official Journal of the European Union
Volume: L 37 (13.02.2003)
Page: 19-23
Year: 2003
Publish_Date: 2003/02/13

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