8.4 Index Categories

Posted by Berit-Aya Jensen on 10/09/2015
Parameter Symbol Value   Explanation
blank   The substance is not registered in the country, or no data calculated
Use Index 3 3   One or several uses indicate a potential exposure
4 4   One or several uses indicate a probable exposure
5 5   One or several uses indicate a very probable exposure
0, 1 or 2 0-2   The registered use do not indicate direct exposure*
Range of Use 1 1-3   Very narrow range of applications
2 4-10   Narrow range of applications
3 11-32   Intermediate range of applications
4 33-100   Wide range of applications
5 >100   Very wide range of applications
Article Index 1 ≤0.25   One or several uses indicate a potential use in article productions
2 ≤0.5   One or several uses indicate a probable use in article productions
3 ≤1   One or several uses indicate a very probable use in article productions

* Note that registered Use Categories do not include all potential uses of the chemical and possibility for direct exposure can therefore not be excluded.