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Tar acids, xylenol fraction

The fraction of tar acids, rich in 2,4- and 2,5-dimethylphenol, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids.

EC / List no.: 284-895-5

CAS no.: 84989-06-0

Mol. formula: C48H60O6

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP01) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause genetic defects and may cause cancer.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • M

Mutagenic

  • PBT

Possibly Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1+ tonnes per year.

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

This substance is used 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

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.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: machinery and vehicles, textile, leather or fur, wood and wood products and furniture.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid, outdoor use as processing aid, indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters) and outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Formulation or re-packing

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. 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: coating products and polymers.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, fabricated metal products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment, rubber products, plastic products, mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement), machinery and vehicles and furniture.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and for thermoplastic manufacture.

Manufacture

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

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