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Cobalt bis(2-ethylhexanoate)

EC / List no.: 205-250-6

CAS no.: 136-52-7

Mol. formula: C16H30CoO4

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Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance may damage fertility or the unborn child, is very toxic to aquatic life, causes serious eye irritation, is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is a flammable liquid and vapour, is harmful if swallowed, may cause an allergic skin reaction, may cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled and may cause drowsiness or dizziness.

  • R

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Toxic to Reproduction

  • Ss

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Skin sensitising

  • Sr

Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Respiratory sensitising

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

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

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, 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: coating products, polymers, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay and inks and toners.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives) and indoor use.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: industrial abrasion processing with low release rate (e.g. cutting of textile, cutting, machining or grinding of metal).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment) and 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 products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones), wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys), rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys), leather (e.g. gloves, shoes, purses, furniture), metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery), paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper) and stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, inks and toners, polymers, fertilisers and leather treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use and indoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, coating products, inks and toners, fertilisers and semiconductors.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and formulation in materials.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals, coating products, inks and toners, adhesives and sealants and leather treatment products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, rubber products, mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement), plastic products and textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid and in processing aids at industrial sites.

Manufacture

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

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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