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Uses at industrial sites

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Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC3: Formulation into solid matrix
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC10a: Widespread use of articles with low release (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC11a: Widespread use of articles with low release (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 1: Adhesives, sealants
Sector of end use:
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial end use Manufacturing foam (ERC 5)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished plastic products within closed systems; e.g. heat treatment to form article.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Use of the product in high integrity contained system where little potential exists for exposures, e.g. any sampling / assessment during product production exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Batch manufacture of a chemical or formulation where the predominant handling is in a contained manner, e.g. through enclosed transfers, but where some opportunity for contact with chemicals occurs. Covers general exposures during product manipulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture or formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically of formulated products
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Application of mixture to PVC sheets within a controlled environment
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers transfer for internal storage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Filling lines specifically designed to both capture vapour and aerosol emissions and minimise spillage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Covers calendering exercises for pvc; handling for insertion to calendering machine and subsequent removal
Process category (PROC):
PROC 6: Calendering operations
Name of activity / technique:
Covers calendering exercises for pvc; handling for insertion to calendering machine and subsequent removal
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Immersion operations. Treatment of articles by dipping, pouring, immersing, soaking, washing out or washing in substances; including cold formation or resin type matrix. Includes handling of treated objects (e.g. after dying, plating,). Substance is applied to a surface by low energy techniques such as dipping the article into a bath or pouring a preparation onto a surface.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
Production of foam articles from foam feedstock.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished foam products; e.g repackaging,
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished foam products; e.g shaping etc
Process category (PROC):
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Product category used:
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Sector of end use:
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Use of coatings and paints within industrial environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers cleaning and maintenance; disposal of waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial spraying (indoors). Air dispersive techniques Spraying for surface coating, adhesives, polishes/cleaners, air care products, sandblasting Substances can be inhaled as aerosols. The energy of the aerosol particles may require advanced exposure controls; in case of coating, overspray may lead to waste water and waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial spraying (outdoors). Air dispersive techniques Spraying for surface coating, adhesives, polishes/cleaners, air care products, sandblasting Substances can be inhaled as aerosols. The energy of the aerosol particles may require advanced exposure controls; in case of coating, overspray may lead to waste water and waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture or formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically with subsequent packaging
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Indoors - Low energy spreading of e.g. coatings Including cleaning of surfaces. Substance can be inhaled as vapours, skin contact can occur through droplets, splashes, working with wipes and handling of treated surfaces
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Outdoors - Low energy spreading of e.g. coatings Including cleaning of surfaces. Substance can be inhaled as vapours, skin contact can occur through droplets, splashes, working with wipes and handling of treated surfaces.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Immersion operations. Treatment of articles by dipping, pouring, immersing, soaking, washing out or washing in substances; including cold formation or resin type matrix. Includes handling of treated objects (e.g. after dying, plating,). Substance is applied to a surface by low energy techniques such as dipping the article into a bath or pouring a preparation onto a surface
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
Addresses occupations where intimate and intentional contact with substances occurs without any specific exposure controls other than PP
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC3: Formulation into solid matrix
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC10a: Widespread use of articles with low release (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC11a: Widespread use of articles with low release (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC12b: Processing of articles at industrial sites with high release
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
Sector of end use:
SU 5: Manufacture of textiles, leather, fur
SU 6a: Manufacture of wood and wood products
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
ATIEL ATC C [i] (Industrial) Application of lubricant to work pieces or equipment by dipping, brushing or spraying (without exposure to heat), e.g. mould releases, corrosion protection, slideways with the substance
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Spraying onto equipment or article
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Manual filling of lubricant container, i.e. bath or tank
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Draining, maintenance & cleaning of equipment
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Automated filling of lubricant container, i.e. bath or tank
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Automated roller application or brushing of coatings
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Product category used:
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
Sector of end use:
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC3: Formulation into solid matrix
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Product category used:
PC 30: Photo-chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 7: Printing and reproduction of recorded media
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
ATIEL ATC F [i] (Industrial) Use of lubricants in high energy open processes, e.g. in high speed machinery such as metal rolling / forming or metalworking fluids for machining and grinding containing the substance
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Automated lubrication application systems
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Automated metal rolling / forming
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Draining of fluid bath, maintenance & cleaning of equipment. Treat and dispose spent fluid
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Drilling, grinding etc. Remove finished object from machine. Use of high speed machinery (not MWF uses) - open systems giving rise to mist. Semi-automated metal rolling / forming
Process category (PROC):
PROC 17: Lubrication at high energy conditions in metal working operations
Product category used:
PC 25: Metal working fluids
Sector of end use:
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC7: Use of functional fluid at industrial site
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 18: General greasing / lubrication at high kinetic energy conditions
Product category used:
PC 17: Hydraulic fluids
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: General use
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC7: Use of functional fluid at industrial site
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 20: Use of functional fluids in small devices
Product category used:
PC 16: Heat transfer fluids
Sector of end use:
SU 8: Manufacture of bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Formulation and use of photochemicals that contain the substance within industrial environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Use of the substances in high integrity contained system where little potential exists for exposures, e.g. any sampling via closed loop systems during formulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Batch manufacture of a chemical or formulation where the predominant handling is in a contained manner, e.g. through enclosed transfers, but where some opportunity for contact with chemicals occurs. Covers general exposures during formulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture or formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically of formulated products
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Air dispersive techniques Spraying for surface coating, adhesives, polishes/cleaners, air care products, sandblasting Substances can be inhaled as aerosols. The energy of the aerosol particles may require advanced exposure controls; in case of coating, overspray may lead to waste water and waste. Covers internal use only, as photochemicals unlikely to be used outdoors
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in non- dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Equipment cleaning and maintenance
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers transfer for internal storage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Filling lines specifically designed to both capture vapour and aerosol emissions and minimise spillage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Low energy spreading of e.g. coatings Including cleaning of surfaces. Substance can be inhaled as vapours, skin contact can occur through droplets, splashes, working with wipes and handling of treated surfaces. Indoor use only
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Product category used:
PC 30: Photo-chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 7: Printing and reproduction of recorded media
SU 24: Scientific research and development
SU 0: Other: SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/ or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC3: Formulation into solid matrix
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC10a: Widespread use of articles with low release (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC11a: Widespread use of articles with low release (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC12b: Processing of articles at industrial sites with high release
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
Sector of end use:
SU 5: Manufacture of textiles, leather, fur
SU 6a: Manufacture of wood and wood products
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC3: Formulation into solid matrix
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC10a: Widespread use of articles with low release (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC11a: Widespread use of articles with low release (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC12a: Processing of articles at industrial sites with low release
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Process category (PROC):
PROC 6: Calendering operations
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Product category used:
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Sector of end use:
SU 5: Manufacture of textiles, leather, fur
SU 6a: Manufacture of wood and wood products
SU 7: Printing and reproduction of recorded media
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 11: Manufacture of rubber products
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 18: Manufacture of furniture
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial use within Polymer Mixtures and Compounds – Plastics Manufacture. Master batching & compounding (PC32) for extrusion / injection /stretch/(blow)moulding and calendering
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC6d: Use of reactive process regulators in polymerisation processes at industrial site (inclusion or not into/onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Covers short exposures, e.g. during spot checks
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Use of the product in high integrity contained system where little potential exists for exposures, e.g. any sampling / assessment during product production exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture or formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically of formulated products
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers transfer for internal storage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Filling lines specifically designed to both capture vapour and aerosol emissions and minimise spillage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Production of foam based articles from raw foam feedstock.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Name of activity / technique:
QC & Laboratory works
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished foam products; e.g repackaging
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished foam products; e.g shaping etc
Process category (PROC):
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Batch manufacture of a chemical or formulation where the predominant handling is in a contained manner, e.g. through enclosed transfers, but where some opportunity for contact with chemicals occurs. Covers general exposures during product manipulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Product category used:
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Sector of end use:
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
ATIEL ATC B [i]: General industrial use of lubricants and greases in vehicles or machinery with the substance.. Includes filling and draining of containers and enclosed machinery
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Use as a lubricant/grease in a closed system
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Initial factory fill by injection of greases
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Initial factory fill by pouring from containers; Lubricating Oil. Maintenance activities industrial settings. General exposure during maintenance work including draining, refilling and R&D (e.g. engine testing). Disposal of waste product & used containers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Initial factory fill from header tank; Lubricating Oil
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Product category used:
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
Sector of end use:
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial end use Plastics and related products
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished plastic products within closed systems; e.g. heat treatment to form article
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Use of the product in high integrity contained system where little potential exists for exposures, e.g. any sampling / assessment during product production exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Batch manufacture of a chemical or formulation where the predominant handling is in a contained manner, e.g. through enclosed transfers, but where some opportunity for contact with chemicals occurs. Covers general exposures during product manipulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture or formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically of formulated products
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Application of mixture to PVC sheets within a controlled environment
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers transfer for internal storage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Filling lines specifically designed to both capture vapour and aerosol emissions and minimise spillage.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Covers calendering exercises for pvc; handling for insertion to calendering machine and subsequent removal
Process category (PROC):
PROC 6: Calendering operations
Name of activity / technique:
Covers coating exercises for pvc; handling for production into relevant machinery and subsequent removal
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Immersion operations. Treatment of articles by dipping, pouring, immersing, soaking, washing out or washing in substances; including cold formation or resin type matrix. Includes handling of treated objects (e.g. after dying, plating,). Substance is applied to a surface by low energy techniques such as dipping the article into a bath or pouring a preparation onto a surface
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
Production of plastic articles from plastic feedstock
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished plastic products; e.g repackaging
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished plastic products; e.g shaping etc
Process category (PROC):
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Product category used:
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Sector of end use:
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
ERC 7: Use of functional fluid at industrial site
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC7: Use of functional fluid at industrial site
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment condition.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 20: Use of functional fluids in small devices
Process category (PROC):
PROC 20: Use of functional fluids in small devices
Product category used:
PC 16: Heat transfer fluids
Sector of end use:
SU 8: Manufacture of bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Conditions and measures related to Biological Sewage Treatment Plant

Biological Sewage Treatment Plant (STP):
municipal biological STP

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to the environment

ReleaseEnvirRepopen allclose all
Release from the site to::
wastewater
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Release from the site to::
ambient air
Release estimation method:
ERC
Release from the site to::
non-agricultural soil
Release estimation method:
ERC

Exposure of the environment

PECopen allclose all
Exposed compartment:
freshwater
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sediment (freshwater)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
marine water
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sediment (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sewage treatment plant
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
air
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
agricultural soil
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (freshwater)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
top predators' prey (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (terrestrial)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES

Exposure of humans via the environment

Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
ContribScenWorkersRepopen allclose all

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial use within Polymer Mixtures and Compounds – Plastics Manufacture. Master batching & compounding (PC32) for extrusion / injection /stretch/(blow)moulding and calendering
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC6d: Use of reactive process regulators in polymerisation processes at industrial site (inclusion or not into/onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Covers short exposures, e.g. during spot checks
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture or formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically of formulated products
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in non- dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Equipment cleaning and maintenance
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers transfer for internal storage
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Filling lines specifically designed to both capture vapour and aerosol emissions and minimise spillage.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Production of plastic articles from raw plastic feedstock
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished plastic products; e.g repackaging
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Manipulation of finished plastic products; e.g shaping etc (PROC 24)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Product category used:
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Sector of end use:
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Use within heat transfer fluids within industrial environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Further formulation of heat transfer substance
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Covers short exposures, e.g. during spot checks in formulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
- Use of the substances in high integrity contained system where little potential exists for exposures, e.g. any sampling via closed loop systems during formulation exercises.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Batch manufacture of a chemical or formulation where the predominant handling is in a contained manner, e.g. through enclosed transfers, but where some opportunity for contact with chemicals occurs - e.g. sampling
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers cleaning and maintenance ; disposal of waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Use in batch manufacture of a chemical where significant opportunity for exposure arises, e.g. during charging, sampling or discharge of material, and when the nature of the design is likely to result in exposure. Covers transfer to fluid system for use
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Covers filling to and from equipment from/to storage vessels for subsequent disposal
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Use of heat transfer fluids within a closed system
Process category (PROC):
PROC 20: Use of functional fluids in small devices
Product category used:
PC 16: Heat transfer fluids
Sector of end use:
SU 8: Manufacture of bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
ERC 4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment condition.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Product category used:
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Conditions and measures related to Biological Sewage Treatment Plant

Biological Sewage Treatment Plant (STP):
municipal biological STP

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to the environment

ReleaseEnvirRepopen allclose all
Release from the site to::
wastewater
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Release from the site to::
ambient air
Release estimation method:
ERC
Release from the site to::
non-agricultural soil
Release estimation method:
ERC

Exposure of the environment

PECopen allclose all
Exposed compartment:
freshwater
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sediment (freshwater)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
marine water
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sediment (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sewage treatment plant
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
air
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
agricultural soil
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (freshwater)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
top predators' prey (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (terrestrial)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES

Exposure of humans via the environment

Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
ContribScenWorkersRepopen allclose all

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
EffectivenessRepopen allclose all
Route affected:
inhalation
Route affected:
dermal

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation
Effectiveness
Route affected:
dermal

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC7: Use of functional fluid at industrial site
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 18: General greasing / lubrication at high kinetic energy conditions
Product category used:
PC 17: Hydraulic fluids
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: General use.
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Product category used:
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: General use.
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC3: Formulation into solid matrix
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Product category used:
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Use of sealants and adhesives within industrial environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers cleaning and maintenance; disposal of waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial spraying (indoors). Air dispersive techniques Spraying for surface coating, adhesives, polishes/cleaners, air care products, sandblasting Substances can be inhaled as aerosols. The energy of the aerosol particles may require advanced exposure controls; in case of coating, overspray may lead to waste water and waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial spraying (outdoors). Air dispersive techniques Spraying for surface coating, adhesives, polishes/cleaners, air care products, sandblasting Substances can be inhaled as aerosols. The energy of the aerosol particles may require advanced exposure controls; in case of coating, overspray may lead to waste water and waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture or formulation of chemical products or articles using technologies related to mixing and blending of solid or liquid materials, and where the process is in stages and provides the opportunity for significant contact at any stage. Covers mixing / blending specifically with subsequent packaging
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Indoors - Low energy spreading of e.g. coatings Including cleaning of surfaces. Substance can be inhaled as vapours, skin contact can occur through droplets, splashes, working with wipes and handling of treated surfaces.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Outdoors - Low energy spreading of e.g. coatings Including cleaning of surfaces. Substance can be inhaled as vapours, skin contact can occur through droplets, splashes, working with wipes and handling of treated surfaces.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Immersion operations. Treatment of articles by dipping, pouring, immersing, soaking, washing out or washing in substances; including cold formation or resin type matrix. Includes handling of treated objects (e.g. after dying, plating,). Substance is applied to a surface by low energy techniques such as dipping the article into a bath or pouring a preparation onto a surface
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
Addresses occupations where intimate and intentional contact with substances occurs without any specific exposure controls other than PP
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 1: Adhesives, sealants
Sector of end use:
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 24: Scientific research and development
SU 0: Other: SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/ or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial formulation and use within laboratory chemicals
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Use of the substances in high integrity contained system where little potential exists for exposures, e.g. any sampling via closed loop systems during formulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Batch manufacture of a chemical or formulation where the predominant handling is in a contained manner, e.g. through enclosed transfers, but where some opportunity for contact with chemicals occurs. Covers general exposures during formulation exercises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling, loading, filling, transfer, dumping, bagging in dedicated facilities. Exposure related to dust, vapour, aerosols or spillage, and cleaning of equipment to be expected. Covers cleaning and maintenance of small scale lab equipment; disposal of waste
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Transfer of substances to laboratory equipment and to and from storage packaging
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Immersion operations Treatment of articles by dipping, pouring, immersing, soaking, washing out or washing in substances; including cold formation or resin type matrix. Includes handling of treated objects (e.g. after dying, plating,). Covers use of chemicals within laboratory for article preparation purposes.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Use of substances at small scale laboratory (< 1 l or 1 kg present at workplace). Larger laboratories and R+D installations treated as industrial processes.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Product category used:
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR