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2-Butanone oxime

CAS: 96-29-7

How can this chemical affect my health?

Acute (Short Term) EffectsData sources

Toxic To Humans & Animals, priority yellow
Toxic to Humans & Animals – Can be fatal on contact, ingestion or inhalation for humans and other mammals.
Irritates The Eyes, priority orange
Irritates the Eyes – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the eye.

Chronic (Long Term) EffectsData sources

Sensitizes The Skin, priority yellow
Sensitizes the Skin – Can lead to allergic reactions on the skin.
Cancer, priority orange
Cancer – Can cause or increase the risk of cancer.
Other Health Effects, priority orange
Other Health Effects – Can cause serious damage on contact or ingestion.

Data sources

Direct Hazard » Sensitizes the Skin

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction [Skin sensitization - Category 1]
    EU - GHS (H-Statements) Annex 6 Table 3-1
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)
  • Sensitizing Substance Sh - Danger of skin sensitization
    MAK
    MAK Commission of Germany (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
  • Skin sensitisation category 1
    GHS - New Zealand
    New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (NZ EPA)
  • H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction [Skin sensitizer - Category 1]
    GHS - Japan
    Government of Japan
  • H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction [Skin sensitization - Category 1]
    GHS - Australia
    Safe Work Australia
  • H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction (unverified) [Skin sensitization - Category 1]
    EU - Manufacturer REACH hazard submissions
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)

Direct Hazard » Cancer

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • H351 - Suspected of causing cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 2]
    EU - GHS (H-Statements) Annex 6 Table 3-1
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)
  • Carcinogen Category 2 - Substances which should be regarded as if they are Carcinogenic to man
    EU - REACH Annex XVII CMRs
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)
  • Carcinogen Group 2 - Considered to be carcinogenic for man
    MAK
    MAK Commission of Germany (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
  • Carcinogen Category 2 - Suspected human Carcinogen
    EU - Annex VI CMRs
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)
  • Carcinogenicity category 2
    GHS - New Zealand
    New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (NZ EPA)
  • H351 - Suspected of causing cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 2]
    GHS - Japan
    Government of Japan
  • H351 - Suspected of causing cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 2]
    GHS - Australia
    Safe Work Australia
  • H351 - Suspected of causing cancer (unverified) [Carcinogenicity - Category 2]
    EU - Manufacturer REACH hazard submissions
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)

Direct Hazard » Other Health Effects

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • H372 - Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure [Specific target organs/systemic toxicity following repeated exposure - Category 1]
    GHS - Japan
    Government of Japan
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure category 2
    GHS - New Zealand
    New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (NZ EPA)
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Inherent HazardsData sources

Flammable, priority yellow
Flammable – Easily ignited and capable of burning rapidly.
Restricted List, priority gray
Restricted List – This chemical is on a list from an authoritative body recommending that its use be avoided.

Data sources

Direct Hazard » Flammable

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • Flammable liquids category 3
    GHS - New Zealand
    New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (NZ EPA)
  • H226 - Flammable liquid and vapour [Flammable liquids - Category 3]
    GHS - Japan
    Government of Japan
  • H226 - Flammable liquid and vapour (unverified) [Flammable liquids - Category 3]
    EU - Manufacturer REACH hazard submissions
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)

Direct Hazard » Restricted List

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • Candidate Chemical List
    CA SCP - Candidate Chemicals
    California Department of Toxic Substance Control (CA DTSC)
  • Substances selected for RMOA or hazard assessment
    EU - PACT-RMOA Substances
    European Union / European Commission (EU EC)
  • CoHC List (non SVHC)
    CPA - Chemical Footprint
    Clean Production Action (CPA)
  • Formulated Consumer Products
    C2C Certified v4 Product Standard Restricted Substances List (RSL) - Effective July 1, 2022
    Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII)
  • Food Contact Chemicals Database Version 5.0
    Food Contact Chemicals Database (FCCdb)
    Food Packaging Forum
  • Substances of Very High Concern (RIVM ZZS)
    Substances of Very High Concern (RIVM ZZS)
    The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
  • TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory - Active
    TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory (Active-Inactive)
    US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
  • GreenScreen List Translator LT-1
    GreenScreen Certified Standard for Medical Supplies & Devices Silver-Gold RSL
    Clean Production Action (CPA)
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How does this chemical impact the environment?Data sources

Persistent, priority red
Persistent – Does not break down readily from natural processes.
Immediate Harm To Aquatic Ecosystems, priority yellow
Immediate Harm to Aquatic Ecosystems – A single exposure may result in severe biological harm or death to fish or other aquatic organisms.
Long-term Harm To Aquatic Ecosystems, priority red
Long-Term Harm to Aquatic Ecosystems – Long term exposure may result in irreversible harm to fish or other aquatic organisms.

Data sources

Direct Hazard » Persistent

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • Persistent
    EC - CEPA DSL
    Environment Canada & Health Canada (EC)

Direct Hazard » Immediate Harm to Aquatic Ecosystems

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • H402 - Harmful to aquatic life [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) - Category 3]
    GHS - Japan
    Government of Japan

Direct Hazard » Long-Term Harm to Aquatic Ecosystems

These sources refer directly to this chemical:

  • Hazardous to the aquatic environment - chronic category 3
    GHS - New Zealand
    New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (NZ EPA)
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How am I likely to be exposed to this chemical?

Harmful in contact with skin
Skin contact
Causes serious eye damage
Eye contact

How can I protect myself from exposure to this chemical in the workplace?

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