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Uvinul 3008
light stabilizer CAS number EINECS number Chemical nature Toxicology 1843-05-6 217-421-2 octabenzone Uvinul® 3008 does not have any acute toxic effects applied orally in animal trials. No irritation of skin or mucous membranes has been observed. However, the product may be sensitizing on skin contact. Uvinul® 3008 is harmful to aquatic organisms and is not readily biodegradable, thus 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: Xi R 43 R 52/53 irritant may cause sensitization by skin contact harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment



Water hazard classification


Dangerous goods classification Heavy metal contents

not hazardous under transport regulations No lead, cadmium or hexavalent chromium have intentionally been added to Uvinul® 3008. 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 cadmium chromium < < < < 20 mg/kg 20 mg/kg 30 mg/kg 50 mg/kg lead mercury selenium zinc < < < < 20 mg/kg 10 mg/kg 20 mg/kg 20 mg/kg

The metal contents are based on the detection limits of the analytical method (X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy), the actual contents may be significantly lower. Halogen content Uvinul® 3008 does not contain any halogens.

Print date: June 16, 2005

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

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Uvinul® 3008

Food legislation

Approval under food legislations exists in the EU and in the USA (FDA § 178.2010). Uvinul® 3008 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® 3008 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). 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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