Versatic™ Acid 10

Versatic™ Acid 10

the chemical intermediate of choice to safeguard businesses affected by the 2‑ethylhexanoic acid reclassification and subsequent regulatory actions.

Hazardous reclassification of 2‑ethylhexanoic acid and its salts

2‑ethylhexanoic acid and most of its salts have been reclassified as Reprotoxic Category 1B by the Risk Assessment Committee of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) taking effect November 2023.

Possible consequences for users of these materials include reclassification of derived products, loss of certification, and prohibition of use.

Versatic Acid 10 as an alternative to 2‑ethylhexanoic acid

Versatic Acid 10 is not classified as a hazardous product (per Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008). Following the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), there are no specific risk phrases for Versatic Acid 10.