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p-cresol

EC / List no.: 203-398-6

CAS no.: 106-44-5

Mol. formula: C7H8O

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GHS05: Corrosive 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 causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 000+ 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

This substance is used in the following products: polymers.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: 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).

Article service life

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 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: electrical batteries and accumulators.
This substance can be found in products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products and laboratory chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: health services and scientific research and development.
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: polymers and semiconductors.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, chemicals and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), for thermoplastic manufacture, in processing aids at industrial sites and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

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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