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2-ethylhexan-1-ol

EC / List no.: 203-234-3

CAS no.: 104-76-7

Mol. formula: C8H18O

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye irritation, is harmful if inhaled, causes skin irritation and may cause respiratory irritation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 000 - 1 000 000 tonnes per year.

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

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: fuels, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products) and lubricants and greases.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as processing aid, indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners), indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters) and outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: lubricants and greases, coating products, hydraulic fluids, fuels, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products) and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing, printing and recorded media reproduction, health services and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as processing aid, indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners), 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: lubricants and greases, coating products, fuels, inks and toners, plant protection products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, water treatment chemicals and oil and gas exploration or production products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites and manufacturing of the substance.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, lubricants and greases, hydraulic fluids and fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: mining.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
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, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and formulation of mixtures.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

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