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Japan - Final Regulatory Action
Bis(chloromethyl)ether CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Methane, oxybis[chloro-

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:


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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Ban on use and import

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Confirmed human carcinogen.

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

Prevention of occupational cancer.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/04/1975