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Proxan-sodium

EC / List no.: 205-443-5

CAS no.: 140-93-2

Mol. formula: C4H7NaOS2

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GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed and causes skin irritation.

GHS02: Flammable

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is a flammable solid, is harmful in contact with skin, causes serious eye irritation and is a highly flammable liquid and vapour.

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: metals, metal surface treatment products, adsorbents, extraction agents and polymers.
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: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners).

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: 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: paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper) and metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: extraction agents and polymers.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, metals, pulp, paper and paper products and fabricated metal products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid 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: extraction agents and polymers.
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: extraction agents, polymers and pH regulators and water treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, metals and pulp, paper and paper products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.

Manufacture

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

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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