Methylethyl Ketone Oxime – MEKO

Methylethyl Ketone Oxime – MEKO, chemical compound from the oxime group, an additive of paints and wood stains which suppresses skinning on the surface of alkyd resins.

By Regulation 2020/1182 of 19 May 2020, the European Union has classified Methylethyl Ketone Oxime as a carcinogen of Category 1B - presumed human carcinogen.

As of 01. March 2022, products containing more than 0,1 % Methylethyl Ketone Oxime may no longer be sold to consumers.

Methylethyl Ketone Oxime – MEKO

  • Carc. 1B
  • Acute Tox. 4
  • Acute Tox. 3
  • STOT SE 3
  • STOT SE 1
  • STOT RE 2
  • Skin Irrit. 2
  • Eye Dam. 1
  • Skin Sens. 1

Source: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1182 of 19 May 2020 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

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