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About Nordic Swan Ecolabelled. Cleaning Agents for Use in the Food Industry

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About Nordic Swan Ecolabelled. Cleaning Agents for Use in the Food Industry
  • Norvegija
Provider: 
Nordic Swan Ecolabel
Available in languages: 
English
Aprašymas: 

The current publication was published by the the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. The publication is focused on cleaning agents used in food industry. Cleaning agents for use in the food industry are products that are used in various food producing industries and catering kitchens. The publication presents the new requirements are tighter concerning classification, biodegradability and ecotoxicity of the constituent substances. The introduction of the CDV (critical dilution volume) requirement is also new in this generation. These more stringent requirements entail environmental gains in terms of reduced discharges of the most environmentally hazardous substances in the products.

 

Sector / Industry covered: 
Maisto produktų gamyba
Valymo veikla
Tasks covered: 
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Food Processing
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Solids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Substance description
Substance description: 

 organic solvents, Volatile organic compounds,Benzalkonium chloride, Quaternary ammonium compounds (QAS), Fluorine surfactants and other per- and polyfluorinated compounds (PFC) , perfluorooctanoic acid, Halogenated and aromatic compounds...

CAS Number: 
8001-54-5
91081-12-8
335-67-1
EC number: 
616-786-9
293-614-5
206-397-9
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 2. Reducing / minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
REACH or CLP related
Risk assessment
Warning message / Alert
Type
Type: 
MS information
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Workers
Paskelbimo metai: 
2017