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European regulations regarding Nitrocellulose (C6H7N3O11)

This Compound in the Landolt-Börnstein Index
Structure Drawing Formula:C6H7N3O11
Molecular Weight:297.133 g/mol
EG-Index:603-037-00-6 (2009/2/EC)

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

Hazard symbol
R3 Extreme risk of explosion by shock, friction, fire or other sources of ignition.
S2 Keep out of the reach of children.
S35 This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way.

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

Signal WordDangerEC/1272/2008
Hazard Statements
H201Explosive; mass explosion hazard.
Precautionary Statements
P210Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
P230Keep wetted with...
P240Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P250Do not subject to grinding/shock/.../friction.
P280Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P370+P380In case of fire: Evacuate area.
P372Explosion risk in case of fire.
P373DO NOT fight fire when fire reaches explosives.
P401Store ...
P501Dispose of contents/container to ...
ClassificationExpl. 1.1

European CHemicals Agency (ECHA) pre-registration

Pre-registered substanceEC-Number: -
CAS-Number: 9004-70-0
Name: Cellulose, nitrate
Synonym: Nitrocellulose containing more 12,6 % of nitrogen * Nitrocellulose
Registration Date: 30/11/2010
ECHA pre
Pre-registered substanceEC-Number: -
CAS-Number: -
Name: Cellulose nitrate
Synonym: -
Registration Date: 31/05/2013
ECHA pre


Short: 2009/2/EC
Title: COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2009/2/EC of 15 January 2009 amending, for the purpose of its adaptation to technical progress, for the 31st 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 11 (16.01.2009)
Page: 6-82
Year: 2009
Keyword: hazardous materials; hazard classification
Publish_Date: 2009/01/16
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
ECHA pre
Short: ECHA pre
Title: List of pre-registered substances
Author: European Chemicals Agency
Year: 2009

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