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Czechia - Final Regulatory Action
Asbestos CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Asbestos

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category: Industrial

Final regulatory action: The chemical is Banned

Use or uses prohibited by the final regulatory action:

All uses.

Use or uses that remain allowed:

For research purposes.

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: No

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Production, import, export and distribution of the substance is banned with exception of its production and import for research, scientific and analytical purposes in quantity less than 100 g per year from one producer or importer.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to: Human health

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Substance is carcinogenic to humans by inhalation

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to human health:

To minimise exposure of humans to asbestos by inhalation.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/01/1999