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Lesotho - Final Regulatory Action
Tetramethyl lead CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Plumbane, tetramethyl-

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category: Industrial

Final regulatory action: The chemical is Severely Restricted

Use or uses prohibited by the final regulatory action:


Use or uses that remain allowed:

All uses are restricted with conditions in the regulations.

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: Yes

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Listed under severely restricted chemicals.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Health effects such as impaired kidney function, heart damage, mental retardation, convulsions, coma, encephalopathy and death are found.

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

Reduce exposure.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 18/06/2003