Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Triclosan is very toxic to aquatic life and endocrine disrupting effects have been reported. It is potentially bioaccumulative and has been widely found in both humans and the environment.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
REACH status, appears on
Hazard class and category code(s)
Eye Irrit. 2 Skin Irrit. 2 Aquatic Acute 1 Aquatic Chronic 1
Hazard statement code(s)
H319 H315 H400 H410
Registered production volume
10 - 100 tonnes per annum
Yes, in human plasma and breast milk, in wastewater, sewage, water, fish and aquatic mammals, household dust, rivers, lakes, sediment.
Source: Allmyr et al (2008); NVV (2005); HSDB; www.telegraph.co.uk; www.health-report.co.uk; www.beyondpesticides.org
Toothpaste; deodorants; soap; cosmetics; textiles (sportswear); plastics; Hygiene products; detergents; plastics; textiles, cosmetics, indoor utensils, kitchen wares. Toys. Computer equipments. Hospital, surgical and dental equipments. ;Personal care, Plastic Household chemicals, Office supplies; electronics; Toothpaste; deodorants; soap; cosmetics; textiles (sportswear); plastics; Hygiene products; detergents; plastics; textiles, cosmetics, indoor utensils, kitchen wares. toys, computers, surgical and dental equipments.
Technical function of substances
Source: Allmyr et al (2008); NVV (2005); HSDB; www.ewa.org; TOXNET
Bactericide; preservative; anticeptic; disinfectant; antimicrobial; sanitizing
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
PC 39: Cosmetics, personal care products
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances ERC 2: Formulation of preparations ERC 8b: Wide dispersive indoor use of reactive substances in open systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes for formulation of preparations and articles (multistage and/or significant contact) PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities PROC 9: Transfer of substance or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
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