1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone

CAS872-50-4
EC212-828-1

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Basic info

Status Commission decided
Details on the scope of restriction Manufacturing, and all industrial and professional uses of the substance, where workers’ exposure exceeds a level specified in the restriction.
Reason for restriction NMP is a substance used in numerous industrial applications and in numerous products. Releases during industrial processes cause worker exposure. Our main concern is the use of NMP in coatings and cleaners for consumers and professionals. At this moment it is not clear if combined exposures may lead to unacceptable risks introducing some uncertainty or lack of possible exposure scenarios in the risk assessment. This possible concern remains difficult to quantify at this stage. It, however, can also not be stated that there is no concern at all. We consider the restriction the most appropriate risk management option because in our view authorization is less proportional and less practical.
CLP Annex VI Index Number
  • 606-021-00-7

Intention timeline

Date of intention 2012-06-04
Expected date of submission 2013-08-09
Latest update 2018-12-21

Support information

Restriction report and annexes
Remarks The dossier was resubmitted on 9 August 2013, as it was not found to be in conformity by the Risk Assessment Committee in June 2013

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This version
Feb. 18, 2019
  • Latest update: 2019-02-072018-12-21
Feb. 8, 2019
  • Latest update: 2018-12-212019-02-07
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/d3821451-c63b-f0e7-9d96-87cca44b8c82https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/f7456966-c9fe-f832-aa51-4bf19939e2f2
  • Status: SubmittedCommission decided
  • Submitter: Netherlands
Jan. 3, 2019
  • Latest update: 2018-10-112018-12-21
Dec. 18, 2018
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/2a5f3a2e-6f9c-08ac-6e44-4e4792b5cba9https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/d3821451-c63b-f0e7-9d96-87cca44b8c82
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