BIC Graphic America
Restricted Substances List

BIC Graphic (“BG”) is committed to operating its business in a safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. The protection of our consumers, workers and the environment are paramount.  Our sustainable development plan incorporates, among other things, the following principals: (1) Product Safety and Regulatory Compliance, (2) Quality Assurance, (3) Social Responsibility, (4) Supply Chain Security, and (5) Environmental Stewardship. This Restricted Substances List (“RSL”) is a key element to BG’s continuing efforts to further these ideals. BG acknowledges that our Suppliers are vital partners in this endeavor.  As a consequence, these policies and procedures apply to all companies that manufacture and/or sell finished products (the “Products”) to BG (collectively, “Suppliers”).

The objectives of this RSL are to:

(a)          Ensure that chemicals used in the manufacture of the Products comply with the chemical content and chemical exposure laws of every governmental jurisdiction in which the Products are manufactured and sold; and

(b)          Ensure that the Products do not expose consumers and others handling them to levels of chemicals which would adversely affect their health or safety.

Suppliers must ensure that the chemicals used in the manufacture of the Products are used in a manner consistent with the requirements of the chemical supplier and other applicable chemical use requirements.

This RSL is an important part of BG’s product stewardship and environmental sustainability programs, and Suppliers must share this RSL with all companies that supply materials, parts and chemicals that are used to produce the Products.  Suppliers are responsible for ensuring that all of the companies that they purchase materials, parts and chemicals from for use in manufacturing the Products are in compliance with the bans, restrictions and requirements described or referred to in this RSL.

We require our Suppliers to study this document carefully, implement management processes in their operations to comply with these requirements and communicate the information to their internal teams.  This RSL supersedes all prior versions of the BG RSL. As a Supplier of Products to BG, you are required to understand the RSL product standards and deliver only compliant products to BG.  You are also responsible for seeking guidance from BG in any situation where you may have doubts or uncertainties about your Product’s compliance with BG’s RSL Product standards. 

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Restricted Substance (CAS #)


Alkylphelols (AP) &
Alkylphenol Ethoxylates (APEO)

Nonylphenols (NP)(CAS# multiple isomers)
Octylphenols (OP)(CAS# multiple isomers)

Nonylphenol ethoxylate (C2H4O)nC15H24O (CAS# multiple isomers)
Octylphenol ethoxylate  (C2H4O)nC14H22O (CAS# multiple isomers)


Sum of NP & OP:  100 ppm


Sum of NPEO & OPEO: 100 ppm

Cleaning agents, processing of leather products, biocides, pesticides, cements, glues and metal processing.


Actinolite  (77536-66-4)
Amosite  (12172-73-5)
Anthrophylite  (77536-67-5)
Chrysotile  (12001-29-5)
Crocidolite  (12001-28-4)
Tremolite  (77536-68-6)


None Detected
(each type)

Asbestos has been used in shingles, siding, drywall, vinyl floor tile, pipe insulation and other building materials due to its heat and fire insulating properties as well as its acoustic properties. When friable it is widely known to cause respiratory diseases such as lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis.

Azo Colorants
(Restricted aromatic amines – from Azo dyes)

4-Aminodiphenyl  (92-67-1)
Benzidine  (92-87-5)
4-Chloro-o- Toluidine  (95-69-2)
2- Napthylamine  (91-59-8)
o-Aminoazotoluene  (97-56-3)
2-Amino-4-nitrotoluene (99-55-8)
2,4 Diaminoanisole  (615-05-4)
3,3-Dimethylbenzidine (119-93-7)
4,4 Diaminodiphenylmethane  (101-77-9)
3,3-Dichlorobenzidine  (91-94-1)
3,3- Dimethoxybenzidine (o-Dianisidine)  (119-90-4)
3,3- Dimethyl-4,4’-diaminodiphenylmethane  (838-88-0)
p-Chloroaniline  (106-47-8)
p-Cresidine  (120-71-8)
4,4-Methylene-bis-(2-chloraniline)  (101-14-4)
4,4- Oxydianiline  (101-80-4)
4,4- Thiodianiline  (139-65-1)
2,4- Toluenediamine  (95-80-7)
o-Toluidine  (95-53-4)
2,4,5-Trimethylaniline  (137-17-7)
o-Anisidine  (90-04-0)
4-Amino-azobenzene  (60-09-3)
2,4-Xylidine  (95-68-1)
2,6-Xylidine  (87-62-7)



30 ppm
(each amine)

Most colored textile and leather articles are treated with Azo Dyes and pigments. Aromatic Amines derived from azo colorants (dyes) are found in textile fibers, including natural, man-made, regenerated, and blended fibers. The EU standard EN 14362-1:2012 is used to detect EU banned aromatic amines derived from azo colorants (dyes) in textile fibers. This EU standard is also relevant for all colored textiles, e.g. dyed, printed, and coated textiles. Azo dyes have vivid colors, especially reds, oranges, and yellows. Azo dyes are carcinogenic.

Dimethyl Fumarate (DMF) (624-49-7)

1 ppm

DMF is a biocide that is used to protect against mold growth in shoes and other apparel. Some individuals are allergic upon skin contact. A major side effect to exposure to DMF is progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (damage to the white matter of the brain – usually fatal).

Dioxins & Furans

Group 1:
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin  (1746-01-6)
1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin  (40321-76-4)
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran  (51207-31-9)
2,3,4,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran  (57117-31-4)

Group 2:
1,2,3,4,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin  (39227-28-6)
1,2,3,7,8,9-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin  (19408-74-3)
1,2,3,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin  (57653-85-7)
1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran  (57117-41-6)
1,2,3,4,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran  (70648-26-9)
1,2,3,7,8,9-Hexachlorodibenzofuran  (72918-21-9)
1,2,3,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran  (57117-44-9)
2,3,4,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran  (60851-34-5)

Group 3:
1,2,3,4,6,7,8-Heptachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin  (35822-46-9)
1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9-Octachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin  (3268-87-9)
1,2,3,4,6,7,8-Heptachlorodibenzofuran  (67562-39-4)
1,2,3,4,7,8,9-Heptachlorodibenzofuran  (55673-89-7)
1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9-Octachlorodibenzofuran  (39001-02-0)

Group 4:
2,3,7,8-Tetrabromodibenzo-p-dioxin  (No CAS #)
1,2,3,7,8-Pentabromodibenzo-p-dioxin  (No CAS #)
2,3,7,8-Tetrabromodibenzofuran  (No  CAS #)
2,3,4,7,8-Pentabromidbenzofuran (No CAS #)

Group 5:
1,2,3,4,7,8-Hexabromodibenzo-p-dioxin  (No CAS #)
1,2,3,7,8,9-Hexabromodibenzo-p-dioxin  (No CAS #)
1,2,3,6,7,8-Hexabromodibenzo-p-dioxin  (No CAS #)
1,2,3,7,8-Pentabromodibenzofuran  (No CAS #)







None Detected
(all Dioxins & Furans)


Dioxins are by-products of manufacturing processes such as waste incineration, metal production and fossil-fuel and wood combustion. They are carcinogenic.
Furans are chemicals used as a starting point to creating specialty chemicals. They are carcinogenic.

Disperse Dyes – Sensitizing

Disperse Blue 1  (2475-45-8)
Disperse Blue 3 (2475-46-9)
Disperse Blue 7 (3179-90-6)
Disperse Blue 26 (3860-63-7)
Disperse Blue 35  (12222-75-2)
Disperse Blue 102 (12222-97-8)
Disperse Blue 106  (12223-01-7)
Disperse Blue 124  (61951-51-7)
Disperse Red 1 (2872-52-8)
Disperse Orange 3 (730-40-5)
Disperse Orange 37/59/76  (13301-61-6)
Disperse Yellow 3 (2832-40-8)
Disperse Yellow 23 (6250-22-3)




None Detected
(each dye)

Disperse Dyes are the only water-insoluble dyes that are used to dye polyester and other synthetic fabrics.


Flame Retardants

Pentabromodiphenyl ether (PentaBDE) 3-isomers  (32534-81-9)
Octabromodiphenyl ether (OctaBDE) 4-isomers  (32536-52-0)
Tetrabromobisphenol A
Chlorinated Parrafins
Antimony Trioxide
Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE)
Tetrabromophthalate (TBPH)
tris(1-chloro-2-propyl)phosphate (TCPP)
Tetrabromobenzoate (TBB)
Tri-o-cresyl phosphate  (78-30-8)
Tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate  (115-96-8)
tris-(2,3,-dibromopropyl)phosphate (TRIS)  (126-72-7)
polybromobiphenyls (PBB)  (59536-65-1)
tris-(aziridinyl)-phosphineoxide (Tris(1-aziridinyl)phosphine oxide) (TEPA)  (545-55-1)
Pentabromodiphenyl ether (PentaBDE)  (32534-81-9)
Octabromodiphenyl ether (OctaBDE)  (32536-52-0)
bis (2,3-dibromopropyl)phosphate  (5412-25-9)
decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE)  (1163-19-5)





None Detected
(each flame retardant)

Flame Retardants are toxic chemicals that are added to manufactured materials, such as plastics and textiles, and surface finishes and coatings. Flame retardants inhibit or delay the spread of fire by suppressing the chemical reactions in the flame or by the formation of a protective layer on the surface of a material. Flame retardants are typically added to industrial and consumer products to meet flammability standards for furniture, textiles, electronics, and building products like insulation.  Brominated Flame Retardants have been found in the environment and in organisms including humans.

Flourinated Greenhouse Gases


None Detected

Flourinated Greenhouse Gases are released into the atmospheric from burning carbon fuels and use of products that include them (formerly chlorofluorocarbons from aerosol sprays). These gases include hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)—which are potent GHGs that are believed to contribute to global warming. Countries are transitioning away from chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), halons, and other ozone-depleting substances.


Antimony (Sb) -------------------------------------------------------------------
Arsenic (As) (7440-38-2) -----------------------------------------------------
Barium (Ba) ----------------------------------------------------------------------
Cadmium (Cd) (7440-43-9) --------------------------------------------------

Lead (Pb) (7439-92-1) --------------------------------------------------------

Mercury (Hg) (7439-97-6) ---------------------------------------------------

Chromium (Cr VI) (7440-47-3) ----------------------------------------------
Selenium (Se) (7782-49-2) ---------------------------------------------------
Nickel (Ni) – Release (7440-02-0) ------------------------------------------


Tin (Sn) Organotins
MBT (7440-31-5)
Tributyltin (TBT)  (56573-85-4)
Dibutyltin (DBT)  (1002-53-5)
Triphenyltin (TPhT)  (668-34-8)


60 ppm
25 ppm (soluble As)
1,000 ppm
75 ppm – Child (soluble Cd)
300 ppm – Adult (total Cd)
90 ppm paint
100 ppm substrate
10 ppm paint (Canada Toy)
60 ppm paint & substrate (US Toy)
60 ppm paint & substrate
500 ppm paint & substrate
0.5 µg/cm²/week (Metal in direct and prolonged contact with the skin; 0.03 µg / cm² / week  for piercings)

1 ppm (each Organotin)

Antimony is used in flame proofing materials, paints and enamels. It is used in semi-conductors for diodes.
Arsenic is used to make pesticides, herbicides and insecticides. It forms an alloy with lead for batteries. Found in cotton and cotton synthetic blend fabrics, pigments, wood preservatives and optical glass.
Barium is used as a glass stabilizer and pesticide. It can be found in glassware, rubber, magnets and glazed ceramic pottery.
Cadmium is used as a pigment in dyes and paints, as an alloy to metals in jewelry, solder and batteries. It is also used to electroplate and protect metals from corrosion.
Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteriesbullets and shot, fishing gear, weights (wheels, fishing, exercise, scuba diving, ballast on sailboats), as part of solderspewtersfusible alloys and as a radiation shield.  Lead is a neurotoxin. Lead is alloyed with copper and its alloys (namely, brass and bronze). Brass is a metal alloy made of copper and zinc.   Bronze is principally an alloy of copper and tin. Lead compounds are used as a coloring element in ceramic glazes, notably in the colors red and yellow. Lead is frequently used in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic.
Mercury is used in glass thermometers, gauges, batteries scientific instruments, street lights, lighted signs. 
Cr VI (hexavalent chromium) is a toxic and carcinogenic chemical element. Cr and Cr III are not toxic or carcinogenic. It is used in the processing of leather products, as a wood preservative for treated lumber and for metal plating.
Selenium is used to decolorize glass and acts as a catalyst in many chemical reactions. It can be found in glass, shampoo and paint.
Nickel is used to make stainless steel, alnico magnets, coins, rechargeable batteries, electric guitar strings, microphone capsules and plating on plumbing fixtures,
Organotins Organotin compounds are chemical compounds with tin–carbon bonds. Of the compounds of tin, the organic derivatives are the most useful commercially. Some organotin compounds are highly toxic and have been used as biocides. The major commercial application of organotin compounds is in the stabilization of PVC plastics. In the absence of such stabilizers, PVC would otherwise rapidly degrade under heat, light, and atmospheric oxygen, resulting in discolored, brittle products. Some organotin compounds are relatively toxic, with both advantages and problems. They are used for biocidal properties as fungicidespesticidesalgaecideswood preservatives, and antifouling agents. Tributyltin oxide is used as a wood preservative. Tin forms several inter-metallic phases with lithium metal, making it a potentially attractive material for battery applications. 



None Detected

Nitrosamines are carcinogens that are used in the manufacture of some cosmeticspesticides, and in most latex and rubber products.

Pentachlorophelol (PCP), its salts and esters (87-86-5 PCP)



Tetrachlorophenol (TeCP) (25167-83-3)

None Detected

PCP is a highly toxic compound that is used as an herbicide, insecticide, fungicide, algaecide and disinfectant and as an ingredient in anti-fouling paint. Used to treat leather, wood and rope. 

None Detected

Perfluorooctane sulphonate (PFOS) and
PFOS metallic salt, halogenide, amide and
other derivatives (no CAS #)

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

1 µg/m2

PFOS is a global pollutant that was the key ingredient in Scotchgard, a fabric protector made by 3M, and numerous stain repellents. PFOS together with PFOA, have been used to make aqueous film forming foam (“AFFF”), a component in fire-fighting foams. PFOS compounds are also used as water and oil repellants for textiles, paper and leather.
PFOA has been used as a water and oil repellant in fabrics and leather and in the production of floor waxes. It is found in stain resistant carpets, carpet cleaning liquids, microwave popcorn bags, some cookware and PTEE such as Teflon.


Aldicarb  (116-06-3)
Aldrin  (309-00-2)
Chlordane  (57-74-9)
Chlordimeform  (6164-98-3)
Dichloro-diphenyl-dichloro ethane (DDD)  (72-54-8)
Dichloro-diphenyl-dichloro ethylene (DDE)  (72-55-9)
Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloro ethane (DDT)  (50-29-3)
Dicofol  (115-32-2)
Dieldrin  (60-57-1)
Endrin  (72-20-8)
Heptachlor  (76-44-8)
Heptachlor epoxide  (1024-57-3)
Hexachlorobenzene  (118-74-1)
Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH, all isomers)  (608-73-1)
Isodrin  (465-73-6)
Kelevane  (4234-79-1)
Kepone (chlordecone)  (143-50-0)
Lindane  (58-89-9)
Malathion  (121-75-5)
Methoxychlor  (72-43-5)
Methyl Parathion  (298-00-0)
Mirex  (2385-85-5)
Monomethyl-dibromo-diphenyl methane  (99688-47-8)
Monomethyl-dichloro-diphenyl methane  (81167-70-8)
Monomethyl-tetrachloro-diphenyl methane  (76253-60-6)
Parathion  (56-38-2)
Perthane  (72-56-0)
Quintozene  (82-68-8)
Strobane  (8001-50-1)
Telodrin  (297-78-9)
Timiperone (DTTB)  (57648-21-2)
Toxaphene  (8001-35-2)
2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy) propionic acid (2,3,5-TP) (93-97-1) its salts, and 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy compounds (No CAS #)
2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,-T) (93-76-5), its salts, and 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetyl compounds (No CAS #)
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, its salts and compounds (94-75-7)





None Detected
(each Pesticide)

pH - Textiles

4.0 – 7.0


All esters of o-phthalic acid including but not restricted to:
di-isononyl phthalate (DINP)  (28553-12-0)
di(ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)  (117-81-7)
di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP)  (117-84-0)
di-iso-decyl phthalate (DIDP)  (26761-40-0)
butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP)  (85-68-7)
dibutyl phthalate (DPB)  (84-74-2)
di-isobutyl phthalate (DIBP)  (84-69-5)

Other Plasticizers
Triphenyl phosphate  (115-86-6)
Tri-o-cresyl phosphate  (78-30-8)
Tri-m-cresyl phosphate  (563-04-2)
Tri-p-cresyl phosphate  (78-32-0)



1,000 ppm
(each phthalate)

Phthalates are plasticizers – they are found in PVC, soft plastic & rubber, imitation leather & neoprene.


None Detected
(each plasticizer)

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) (1336-36-3)

None Detected

Because of PCBs' environmental toxicity and classification as a persistent organic pollutant, PCB production was banned in the US in 1979. PCBs are used in coolants and insulating fluids for transformers (transformer oil) and capacitors, such as those used in old fluorescent light ballasts, hydraulic fluids, lubricating and cutting oils, carbonless copy ("NCR") paper, as plasticizers in paints and cements, stabilizing additives in flexible PVC coatings of electrical cables and electronic components, pesticide extenders, flame retardantssealants for caulkingadhesives and wood floor finishes.

Polychlorinated Terphenyls (PCTs) (No CAS #)

None Detected

PCTs are typically produced and used as mixtures with varying degrees of chlorination. PCTs were once used as heat transfer agents in electric transformers, as plasticizers, as lubricating oils and as flame-retardants. Their production and use has been largely phased out due to environmental and safety concerns.

Short Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCP) with
C10-C13 (85535-84-8)

1,000 ppm

SCCPs are used as plasticizers, flame retardants, additives in metal working fluids, in sealants, paints, adhesives, textiles, leather fat and coatings. They are toxic and carcinogenic.

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

Pentachloroethane  (76-01-7)
Tetrachloromethane (Carbon tetrachloride)  (56-23-5)
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane  (630-20-6)
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane  (79-34-5)
1,1,1-Trichloroethane  (71-55-6)
1,1,2-Trichloroethane  (79-00-5)
1,1-Dichloroethylene  (75-35-4)
Trichloroethylene  (79-01-6)
Tetrachloroethylene  (127-18-4)
o-Cresol  (95-48-7)
p-Cresol  (106-44-5)
N,N-Dimethylacetamide  (127-19-5)
Dimethylsulfoxide  (67-68-5)
Dimethyl formamide  (68-12-2)
Ethylene glycol monobutyl ether  (111-76-2)
Formaldehyde  (50-00-0)
Methylene Chloride  (75-09-2)
n-hexane  (110-54-3)
n-methyl pyrrolidone  (872-50-4)
4,4’-methylenebis (2-chloraniline)  (101-14-4)
Phenol  (108-95-2)
Tetrachloroethylene  (127-18-4)
1,1,1-trichloroethane  (71-55-6)
Toluene  (108-88-3)
2,4-toluene diisocyanate  (584-84-9)
Toluene-2,6-Diisocanate  (91-08-7)
Trichloroethylene  (79-01-6)
Xylene – all isomers  (1330-20-7)
Trichloromethane  (67-66-3)
1,1,2-Trichloroethane  (79-00-5)
1,1-Dichloroethylene  (75-35-4)





1,000 ppm
(each VOC)

VOCs are a group of chemicals that are used in a wide variety of applications. They are damaging to the environment and many are cancer causing.




Acrylamide  (79-06-1)
Bisphenol-A (BPA)  (80-05-7)
Phenol  (108-95-2)
Styrene  (100-42-5)

A monomer is a molecule that binds to other molecules to form a polymer. This process is called polymerization. Ethylene gas is the precursor monomer for polyethylene. BPA is the precursor monomer for polycarbonate. Vinyl chloride leads to PVC.

None Detected
None Detected
10 ppm
27 µg/day  (Prop 65 proposed NSRL)

Acrylamide has been found in some cooked starchy foods. As of 2014 it is still not clear whether acrylamide consumption increases a people's risk of developing cancer. Acrylamide is a possible carcinogen in other exposures and is related to neurotoxicity.
BPA is used to make certain plastics and epoxy resins. Plastic with BPA in it is clear and tough. It is used to make plastic baby bottles, sippy cups and adult use water bottles.
Polycarbonate, ABS and other plastics in contact with food, drink or skin. It is also used to coat the inside of food and beverage cans as well as to make thermal paper (ex. cash register receipts). Plastics that are marked with Resin Identification Codes (“RIC”) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 are very unlikely to contain BPA. Some, but not all, plastics marked with RIC 7 may be made with BPA. Type 7 is the catchall class and some Type 7 plastics such as polycarbonate are made with BPA. BPA can be found in limited amounts in ABS plastic and PVC due to contamination of plastic pellets with regrind pellets from polycarbonate plastic production. BPA is a hormone disruptor, especially in babies and young children.
Phenol is primarily used to synthesize plastics and related materials. The major uses of phenol, consuming two thirds of its production, involve its conversion to precursors for plastics. Condensation with acetone gives bisphenol-A, a key precursor to polycarbonates and epoxide resins. Condensation of phenol, alkylphenols, or diphenols with formaldehyde gives phenolic resins, a famous example of which is Bakelite. Partial hydrogenation of phenol gives cyclohexanone, a precursor to nylon. Phenols are corrosive to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Styrene leads to polystyrene. The presence of the vinyl group allows styrene to polymerize. Commercially significant products from styrene include polystyreneABS plastic and styrene-butadiene (SBR) rubber. Styrene is a toxin to the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys and respiratory system. It is considered by many to be a human carcinogen.


Pentachlorophenol (PCP) and its salts
Lindane (58-89-9)
Cyfluthrin  (68359-37-5)
Cypermethrin  (52315-07-8)
Deltamethrin  (52918-63-5)
Phenol  (108-95-2)
1,2-Benzylisothiazolin-3-one  (2634-33-5)
2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (2682-20-4)
5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one  (26172-55-4)
Formaldehyde  (50-00-0)


None Detected
None Detected
None Detected
None Detected
None Detected
None Detected
None Detected
None Detected
None Detected
75 ppm

PCPs are used as
pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, algaecides, and disinfectants and as an ingredient in anti-fouling paint. Other applications include leather, masonry, wood preservation, cooling tower water and, rope. Long term exposure to PCP is associated with cancer and damage to the liver, kidneys, blood and nervous system.
Formaldehyde is mainly used in the production of industrial resins such as for particle board, plywood, carpeting and coatings. It is a known carcinogen. Used to make fabrics crease resistant. Used to treat warts. Used to embalm corpses.

Solvents (Migration)

Group 1
Trichloroethylene  (79-01-6)
Dichloromethane  (75-09-2)

Group 2
2-Methoxyethyl acetate  (110-49-6)
2-Ethoxyethanol  (110-80-5)
2-Ehtoxyethyl acetate  (111-15-9)
Bis (2-methoxyethyl) ether  (111-96-6)
2-methoxypropyl acetate (70657-70-4)

Group 3
Methanol  (67-56-1)
Nitrobenzene  (98-95-3)
Cyclohexanone  (108-94-1)
3,5,5-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one (isophorone 78-59-1)
Toluene  (108-88-3)
Ethylbenzene  (100-41-4)
o,m,p-xylene  (95-47-6, 108-38-3, 106-42-3)
Benzene  (71-43-2)


None Detected
0.06 mg/L


0.5 mg/L (sum total of Group 2)




5 mg/L
None Detected
46 mg/L
3 mg/L
2 mg/L
1 mg/L
2 mg/L  (sum total)
5 mg/kg

Solvents (Inhalation)

Toluene  (108-88-3)
Ethylbenzene  (100-41-4)
o,m,p-xylene  (95-47-6, 108-38-3, 106-42-3)
Mesitylene (1,3,5-trimethylbenzene 108-67-8)
Trichloroethylene  (79-01-6)
Dichloromethane  (75-09-2)
n-Hexane  (110-54-3)
Nitrobenzene  (98-95-3)
Cyclohexanone  (108-94-1)
Isophorone  (78-59-1)
Benzene  (71-43-2)


260 µg/m3
5000 µg/m3
870 µg/m3 (total)
2500 µg/m3
None Detected
3000 µg/m3
1800 µg/m3
None Detected
136 µg/m3
200 µg/m3
None Detected