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Fatty acids, C12-18

This substance is identified by SDA Substance Name: C12-C18 alkyl carboxylic acid and SDA Reporting Number: 16-005-00.

EC / List no.: 266-925-9

CAS no.: 67701-01-3

Mol. formula: (CH2)10-16C2H4O2

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

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 000 - 100 000 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: finger paints, polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products, air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), coating products, fertilisers, plant protection products, perfumes and fragrances and cosmetics and personal care products.
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) 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: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes, laboratory chemicals, cosmetics and personal care products and pH regulators and water treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and 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) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, leather treatment products, polymers, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, inks and toners, lubricants and greases, coating products, finger paints, textile treatment products and dyes and cosmetics and personal care products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation in materials, formulation of mixtures and in processing aids at industrial sites.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: leather treatment products, washing & cleaning products, polymers, textile treatment products and dyes, pH regulators and water treatment products and lubricants and greases.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles, as processing aid and as processing aid.
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).

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.
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) and outdoor use.

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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