Substance Information

(2-isobutyl-2-methyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl)methanol

EC / List no.: 692-614-6

CAS no.: 5660-53-7

Mol. formula: C9H18O3

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GHS05: Corrosive

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye damage.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 - 10 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, air care products, polishes and waxes and perfumes and fragrances.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, fuels, coating products, fertilisers, lubricants and greases, air care products, perfumes and fragrances and polishes and waxes.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as processing aid, indoor use as processing aid, outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids) and indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: fertilisers, washing & cleaning products, coating products, fuels, lubricants and greases, perfumes and fragrances, air care products and polishes and waxes.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: fuels, washing & cleaning products, coating products and lubricants and greases.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, metals and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, of substances in closed systems with minimal release and as processing aid.

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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