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									Data sheet on product safety

Eupolen PE Green 87-3005
CAS number EINECS number Description Colour Index Chemical nature 1328-63-6 215-524-7 Cu phthalocyanine green Pigment Green 7 / 74 260 Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 is an organic pigment, pre-dispersed in a polymer, in the form of standard pellets. The pigment content is approx. 40 %. Some of the data below pertain to the pigment. According to the data available, the pigment does not show acute toxic effects. Irritation to skin and mucous membranes have not been reported. Feeding studies on rats to determine the chronic toxicity revealed no toxicological findings whatsoever. Because of its inert, practically insoluble character, Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 does not represent any hazard for the environment. From effluents, it can be removed mechanically. Incineration is the recommended form of disposal. During incineration, small proportions of hydrogen chloride may be emitted, they must be removed from the flue gas by appropriate means. WGK 0, no hazard to waters (VwVwS of May 17, 1999, annex 1) Germany Labeling according to the German Ordinance on dangerous substances or corresponding EU directives: no labeling required Dangerous goods classification not hazardous under transport regulation




Water hazard classification


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Heavy metal contents

Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 does not contain cadmium, hexavalent chromium, lead or mercury in its formulation. Analyses of representative standard samples have shown that the sum of the total content 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, 94/62/ EC, and the American CONEG model. The requirements of the EU Directives on electronic devices, 2002/95/EC, and on end-of-live vehicles, 2000/53/EC, are met. On average, the content of technically unavoidable impurities are as follows: antimony arsenic cadmium chromium lead < < < < < 20 mg/kg 20 mg/kg 30 mg/kg 50 mg/kg 20 mg/kg mercury selenium zinc primary aromatic amines < < < < 20 mg/kg 20 mg/kg 20 mg/kg 100 mg/kg

The metal contents quoted are based on the detection limit of the method of analysis used (X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy). The actual contents may be significantly lower. Halogen content Food legislation pigment Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 contains approx. 2.2 % copper. The pigment contained in Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 meets the purity requirements of the following food legislations (Type 8081) (also see Heavy metal contents): Europe Germany Italy Spain France USA Resolution AP (89) I BfR Recommendation IX, 190th information of June 1, 1999 Decreto Ministeriale of March 21, 1973 Resolucion del April 11, 1982 de la Subsecretaria de Sanidad listed in the French positive list (Brochure No. 1227) listed in the FDA positive list (21 CFR, § 178. 3297)

Food legislation carrier

The carrier material contained in Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 meets the purity requirements of the following food legislations: Europe Germany USA plastics food-contact directive, 2002/72/EC BfR Recommendation III “polyethylene”, June 1, 1998 FDA 21 CFR § 177.1520 “olefin polymers”

Children’s toys

Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 meets the purity requirements of the European Standard on children’s toys, EN 71, part 3 (Typ 8082).

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Registration status

The components contained in Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 are listed in the chemical inventories of the following countries: country EU USA Canada Philippines inventory EINECS/ ELINCS TSCA DSL PICCS country Japan Korea Australia China inventory METI ECL AICS IECSC

Other legislation on chemicals

Eupolen® PE Green 87-3005 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). It is produced without using substances that destroy ozone (Montreal Protocol on Ozone Depleting Substances).

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. Schwanse Tel. Tel. Fax +49 (0)621 60-52650 +49 (0)621 60-71503 +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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