promoting the sustainable and responsible use of cobalt in all forms


Industry research has also identified some further hazards for physico-chemical, human health and environmental endpoints, and CI and CoRC members have agreed on the appropriate self-classifications. Full details of the appropriate substance self-classifications under EU CLP are available via the Cobalt REACH Consortium website.

For inhalation carcinogenicity, the self-classifications of cobalt compounds (cobalt metal, and cobalt monoxide) were established in 2013 and 2016. The industry actions for responsible assessment and classification of cobalt substances related to these self-classifications can be found below: