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