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Calcium acetylide

EC / List no.: 200-848-3

CAS no.: 75-20-7

Mol. formula: C2Ca

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GHS02: Flammable

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance in contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.

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, 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: fuels, laboratory chemicals, metals, metal surface treatment products and welding & soldering products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as reactive substance, indoor use as reactive substance, 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).

Article service life

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) and as processing aid.
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 has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work, mining and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: machinery and vehicles.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as reactive substance, indoor use as reactive substance, 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: pH regulators and water treatment 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 and manufacturing of the substance.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and metals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as processing aid, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and manufacturing of the substance.

Manufacture

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

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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