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									Data sheet on product safety

Uvinul 5050 H
light stabilizer CAS number EINECS number 152261-33-1 Pursuant to chemical legislation this polymer does not require notification according to OECD polymer definition. sterically hindered amine (HALS), oligomeric Uvinul® 5050 H does not have any acute toxic effects applied orally and by inhalation in animal trials. No irritation of the skin or mucous membranes was observed. Mutagenicity tests revealed no genotoxic potential. In a 90 day feeding study with a dose of 1060 mg/day/kg for male and 1214 mg/day/kg for female rats the product shows no toxic effects. Uvinul® 5050 H is practically insoluble in water and displays no toxic effects on fish and bacteria. It is not readily biodegradable. It can be removed mechanically from effluents. Incineration is the preferred method of disposal. WGK 1, low hazard to waters (VwVwS of May 17, 1999, annex 3) (Germany) labeling according to the German Ordinance on dangerous substances or corresponding EU directives: no labeling required Dangerous goods classification Heavy metal contents not hazardous under transport regulations No lead, cadmium or hexavalent chromium have intentionally been added to Uvinul® 5050 H. Analyses of representative standard samples have shown that the sum of the total contents of these elements is less than 100 mg/kg and thus below the limit laid down in the EU Directive on packaging and packaging waste and the American CONEG model. Also, the requirements of the EU Directive on end-of-life vehicles 2000/53/EC are met. On average, the contents of technically included impurities are (totals): antimony arsenic barium cadmium chromium < < < < < 10 mg/kg 10 mg/kg 10 mg/kg 10 mg/kg 10 mg/kg lead mercury selenium zinc < < < < 10 mg/kg 10 mg/kg 10 mg/kg 10 mg/kg


Chemical nature Toxicology


Water hazard classification


The metal contents are based on the detection limits of the analytical method (X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy), the actual contents may be significantly lower.

Print date: June 16, 2005

Data sheet on product safety Print date: June 16, 2005

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Uvinul® 5050 H

Halogen content Food legislation

Uvinul® 5050 H does not contain any halogens. Approval according to the German BfR Recommendations III “Polyethylene” and VII “Polypropylene” with a concentration of 0.5 %. Approval in the EU has been applied for. Uvinul® 5050 H has a Food Contact Notification (FCN) by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This FDA registration applies to the product made by BASF only. Consequently, Uvinul® 5050 H can be used for articles to come into contact with foodstuffs. These include woven fiber bags such as Big Bags, flour or corn bags as well as packaging films and milk cartons. The requirements and definitions laid down in 21 CFR 177.1520 of FDA must be observed when Uvinul® 5050 H is used in polyolefins in contact with food. Uvinul® 5050 H is listed in the chemical inventories of these countries: country EU USA Canada Philippines inventory EINECS TSCA DSL PICCS country Japan Korea Australia China inventory METI ECL AICS IECSC

Registration status

Other legislation on chemicals

Uvinul® 5050 H does not fall under the provisions of the Agreement on chemical weapons and does not contain any substances that are mentioned in the German Ordinance on the prohibition of certain chemicals (ChemVerbotsV). No substances destroying ozone are used in the manufacture (Montreal Protocol on ozone-depleting substances). para 3.1.3 – total dust (Germany) The general threshold value for dust, i. e., 3 mg/m³, must be observed (alveolar passing dust fraction – TRGS 900) (Germany)

TA-Luft MAK value

Please refer to out material safety data sheets and Technical Information bulletins for more information. The Product Safety team of Performance Chemicals for Coatings, Plastics and Specialties will gladly respond to your queries and can be reached at: BASF Aktiengesellschaft G-EVP/QS – J 550 67056 Ludwigshafen, Germany Dr. (Mr.) Raulfs Mr. Münch Tel. Tel. Fax +49 (0)621 60-52650 +49 (0)621 60-45891 +49 (0)621 60-40673

Safety When handling these products, advice and information given in the safety data sheet must be complied with. Further, protective and workplace hygiene measures adequate for handling chemicals must be observed. Note The data contained in this publication are based on our current knowledge and experience. In view of the many factors that may affect processing and application of our product, these data do not relieve processors from carrying out their own investigations and tests; neither do these data imply any guarantee of certain properties, nor the suitability of the product for a specific purpose. Any descriptions, drawings, photographs, data, proportions, weights, etc. given herein may change without prior information and do not constitute the agreed contractual quality of the product. It is the responsibility of the recipient of our products to ensure that any proprietary rights and existing laws and legislation are observed.


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