Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Carc. 1B - Eye Irrit. 2 - Muta. 2 - Repr. 1A - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Sens. 1
6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects
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