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Dodecane

EC / List no.: 203-967-9

CAS no.: 112-40-3

Mol. formula: C12H26

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways and causes serious eye irritation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100+ 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: perfumes and fragrances, cosmetics and personal care products, fuels, adhesives and sealants, coating products, metal surface treatment products, heat transfer fluids, hydraulic fluids, laboratory chemicals, metal working fluids and washing & cleaning products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters), outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids), indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

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: laboratory chemicals, adhesives and sealants, coating products, metal surface treatment products, heat transfer fluids, hydraulic fluids, metal working fluids and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: health services and scientific research and development.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners), outdoor use as processing aid, 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).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, perfumes and fragrances and cosmetics and personal care 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: in processing aids at industrial sites, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, as processing aid, manufacturing of the substance, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid, for thermoplastic manufacture and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, metal working fluids, laboratory chemicals, adhesives and sealants, metal surface treatment products, heat transfer fluids, hydraulic fluids and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, manufacturing of the substance, as processing aid, formulation in materials, formulation of mixtures, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, in processing aids at industrial sites, as processing aid, formulation in materials, formulation of mixtures, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid, for thermoplastic manufacture and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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