GHS Classification Result (Revision of the past classification result)

Chemical Name:Terephthalic Acid
CAS:100-21-0

Result:
ID: H26-B-064 / -
Classifier: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), Ministry of the Environment (MOE)
Year Classified: FY2014
Reference Manual: GHS Classification Guidance for the Japanese Government (August 2013)

PHYSICAL HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Symbol Signal word Hazard statement Precautionary statement Rationale for the classification
1 Explosives Not applicable - - - - -
2 Flammable gases (including chemically unstable gases) Not applicable - - - - -
3 Aerosols Not applicable - - - - -
4 Oxidizing gases Not applicable - - - - -
5 Gases under pressure Not applicable - - - - -
6 Flammable liquids Not applicable - - - - -
7 Flammable solids Classification not possible - - - - -
8 Self-reactive substances and mixtures Not applicable - - - - -
9 Pyrophoric liquids Not applicable - - - - -
10 Pyrophoric solids Not classified - - - - -
11 Self-heating substances and mixtures Classification not possible - - - - -
12 Substances and mixtures which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases Not applicable - - - - -
13 Oxidizing liquids Not applicable - - - - -
14 Oxidizing solids Not applicable - - - - -
15 Organic peroxides Not applicable - - - - -
16 Corrosive to metals Classification not possible - - - - -

HEALTH HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Symbol Signal word Hazard statement Precautionary statement Rationale for the classification
1 Acute toxicity (Oral) Not classified - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Dermal) Not classified - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Gases) Not applicable - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Vapours) Not applicable - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Dusts and mists) Classification not possible - - - - -
2 Skin corrosion/irritation Not classified - - - - -
3 Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2B - Warning H320: Causes eye irritation P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P337+P313: If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P264: Wash ... thoroughly after handling.
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4 Respiratory sensitization Classification not possible - - - - -
4 Skin sensitization Classification not possible - - - - -
5 Germ cell mutagenicity Classification not possible - - - - -
6 Carcinogenicity Classification not possible - - - - -
7 Reproductive toxicity Classification not possible - - - - -
8 Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure Category 3 (Respiratory tract irritation) Warning H335: May cause respiratory irritation (respiratory tract irritation) P304+P340: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
P403+P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P261: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P271: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P312: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/... / if you feel unwell.
P405: Store locked up.
P501: Dispose of contents/container to ...
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9 Specific target organ toxicity - Repeated exposure Category 1 (respiratory system) Danger H372: Cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (respiratory system) P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P264: Wash ... thoroughly after handling.
P270: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P314: Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P501: Dispose of contents/container to ...
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10 Aspiration hazard Classification not possible - - - - -

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Symbol Signal word Hazard statement Precautionary statement Rationale for the classification
11 Hazardous to the aquatic environment (Acute) - - - - - -
11 Hazardous to the aquatic environment (Long-term) - - - - - -
12 Hazardous to the ozone layer - - - - - -


NOTE:
* Classification was conducted by relevant Japanese Ministries in accordance with GHS Classification Guidance for the Japanese Government, and is intended to provide a reference for preparing GHS labelling and SDS for users.
* This is a provisional English translation of classification results and is subject to revision without notice.
* The responsibility for any resulting GHS labelling and SDS referenced from this site is with users.

Reference:
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