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Disodium hexafluorosilicate

EC / List no.: 240-934-8

CAS no.: 16893-85-9

Mol. formula: F6Na2Si

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GHS06: Acute Toxicity

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is toxic if swallowed, is toxic in contact with skin and is toxic if inhaled.

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, 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

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, formulation in materials and in processing aids at industrial sites.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.
This substance can be found in products with material based on: wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys), fabrics, textiles and apparel (e.g. clothing, mattress, curtains or carpets, textile toys) and rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products and non-metal-surface treatment products.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: metals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles.
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).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: non-metal-surface treatment products, welding & soldering products, metal surface treatment products and metal working fluids.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials and in the production of articles.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metal working fluids.
This substance is used in the following areas: municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur, wood and wood products, rubber products and plastic products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites and formulation in materials.

Manufacture

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

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