ECHA Consultations on harmonised classification and labelling of thymol; 5-methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)phenol

July 3, 2023

This is the thymol, 5-methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)phenol Harmonized Classification and Labeling Consultation.

The relevant parties are requested to provide feedback on the danger classes that are now up for discussion, as outlined in the table of substances that may be found below.

For thymol, 5-methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)phenol, the proposal format combines the draft renewal assessment report prepared according to the Plant Protection Products Regulation and the proposal for CLH under the CLP regulation.

Product details are mentioned below:
Name: Thymol; 5-methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)phenol
EC Number: 201-944-8
CAS Number: 89-83-8

Hazard classes open for commenting: Explosives Flammable solids Self-reactive substances and mixtures Pyrophoric solids Self-heating substances or mixtures Substances or mixtures that, in contact with water, emit flammable gases Oxidising solids Corrosive to metals. The other classes are listed below:

Acute toxicity (Skin corrosion or irritation) Serious eye damage or eye irritation.
 - Skin sensitization and Germ cell mutagenicity 
 - Carcinogenicity and Reproductive toxicity Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure
 - Aspiration hazard: hazardous to the aquatic environment, Hazardous for the ozone layer

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