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Benzyl benzoate

EC / List no.: 204-402-9

CAS no.: 120-51-4

Mol. formula: C14H12O2

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GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP01) approved by the European Union, this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and is harmful if swallowed.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is very toxic to aquatic life.

  • PBT

Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

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

This substance is used by consumers, 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: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes, air care products, cosmetics and personal care products, perfumes and fragrances and biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

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: perfumes and fragrances, polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products and cosmetics and personal care products.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), leather treatment products, perfumes and fragrances, pharmaceuticals, photo-chemicals, polishes and waxes, polymers, textile treatment products and dyes, washing & cleaning products and cosmetics and personal care products.
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: washing & cleaning products, polymers, air care products, coating products, laboratory chemicals, perfumes and fragrances, polishes and waxes, textile treatment products and dyes and cosmetics and personal care 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, plastic products and textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

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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