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m-tolylidene diisocyanate

EC / List no.: 247-722-4

CAS no.: 26471-62-5

Mol. formula: C9H6N2O2

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS06: Acute Toxicity

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is fatal if inhaled, causes serious eye irritation, is suspected of causing cancer, is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes skin irritation, may cause an allergic skin reaction, may cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled and may cause respiratory irritation.

GHS07: Health hazard
  • C

Possibly Carcinogenic

  • Ss

Skin sensitising

  • Sr

Respiratory sensitising

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

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

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release.
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) and 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).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles, machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines) and machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products e.g. refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, computers, telephones, drills, saws, smoke detectors, thermostats, radiators, large-scale stationary industrial tools).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery), rubber used for furniture & furnishings, including furniture coverings, plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones) and fabrics, textiles and apparel.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: coating products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and machinery and vehicles.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, adhesives and sealants, polymers, water treatment chemicals and oil and gas exploration or production products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, for thermoplastic manufacture and in the production of articles.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, photo-chemicals, non-metal-surface treatment products, water treatment chemicals and oil and gas exploration or production products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, for thermoplastic manufacture, formulation in materials and in the production of articles.

Manufacture

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

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