Substance Information

3-methylpentane-1,5-diol

EC / List no.: 224-709-1

CAS no.: 4457-71-0

Mol. formula: C6H14O2

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance causes serious eye irritation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

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

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: inks and toners.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

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 products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones), stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material) and wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, adhesives and sealants, coating products and lubricants and greases.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use and outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives).

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: polymers, adhesives and sealants, coating products and lubricants and greases.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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