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Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane

D6

EC / List no.: 208-762-8

CAS no.: 540-97-6

Mol. formula: C12H36O6Si6

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According to the notifications provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations no hazards have been classified.
  • PBT

Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

  • Substance of very high concern (SVHC) and included in the candidate list for authorisation.

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, 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: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes, cosmetics and personal care products and pharmaceuticals.
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

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: polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products, cosmetics and personal care products and semiconductors.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products, cosmetics and personal care products and pharmaceuticals.
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: laboratory chemicals, washing & cleaning products and polishes and waxes.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), in processing aids at industrial sites and for thermoplastic manufacture.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance and for thermoplastic manufacture.

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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