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Methanediol

EC / List no.: 207-339-5

CAS no.: 463-57-0

Mol. Formula: CH4O2

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Regulatory context

Here you can find all of the regulations and regulatory lists in which this substance appears, according to the data available to ECHA. This substance has been found in the following regulatory activities (directly, or inheriting the regulatory context of a parent substance):

REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation
  • Substances indicated, in 2009, as being intended to be registered by at least one company in the EEA.
Previous Legislations
  • Substances listed in the EINECS, ELINCS, or NLP inventories.
Cosmetic Products Regulation
  • Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances
    EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2024/996, OJ L of 4 April 2024

    This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

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Substance names and other identifiers

Regulatory process names
Methanediol
EC Inventory, Other
Methanediol
Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances, Other
methanediol
Pre-Registration process, Other
IUPAC names
methanediol
Other
Other identifiers
463-57-0
EC Inventory, Pre-Registration process, Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances, Other
CAS number