Glycol Ethers in Europe are classified according to Regulation EC No. 1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP). As laid out in the regulation, glycol ethers have been assessed against pre-defined criteria using all of the available data, including the results of research work carried out by the producers of these substances.
Please find below the information for EGBE (2-butoxyethanol):
OSPA Glycol Ethers product group has issued several information to its downstream users during the regulatory processes.
More recently following the inclusion of EGBE on ATP 18 a FAQ document was developed.
This FAQ sheet provides detailed answers and facts to customers of EGBE (CAS 111-76-2) on the classification of EGBE as Acute Toxicity Category 3 and related restriction on uses