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Manufacture, use & exposure

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Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
ERC3: Formulation into solid matrix
ERC8a: Widespread use of non-reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
ERC8d: Widespread use of non-reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
ERC8e: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
ERC9a: Widespread use of functional fluid (indoor)
ERC9b: Widespread use of functional fluid (outdoor)
ERC10a: Widespread use of articles with low release (outdoor)
ERC10b: Widespread use of articles with high or intended release (outdoor)
ERC11a: Widespread use of articles with low release (indoor)
ERC11b: Widespread use of articles with high or intended release (indoor)
ERC12a: Processing of articles at industrial sites with low release
ERC12b: Processing of articles at industrial sites with high release
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
ERC6b: Use of reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
ERC7: Use of functional fluid at industrial site
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
PROC 6: Calendering operations
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 16: Use of fuels
PROC 17: Lubrication at high energy conditions in metal working operations
PROC 18: General greasing / lubrication at high kinetic energy conditions
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
PROC 20: Use of functional fluids in small devices
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
PROC 23: Open processing and transfer operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 25: Other hot work operations with metals
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
PROC 27a: Production of metal powders (hot processes)
PROC 27b: Production of metal powders (wet processes)
Product category used:
PC 1: Adhesives, sealants
PC 2: Adsorbents
PC 3: Air care products
PC 4: Anti-freeze and de-icing products
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 8: Biocidal products (e.g. disinfectants, pest control)
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
PC 9b: Fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay
PC 9c: Finger paints
PC 11: Explosives
PC 12: Fertilisers
PC 13: Fuels
PC 14: Metal surface treatment products
PC 15: Non-metal-surface treatment products
PC 16: Heat transfer fluids
PC 17: Hydraulic fluids
PC 18: Ink and toners
PC 20: Products such as ph-regulators, flocculants, precipitants, neutralisation agents
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
PC 23: Leather treatment products
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
PC 25: Metal working fluids
PC 26: Paper and board treatment products
PC 27: Plant protection products
PC 28: Perfumes, fragrances
PC 29: Pharmaceuticals
PC 30: Photo-chemicals
PC 31: Polishes and wax blends
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
PC 33: Semiconductors
PC 34: Textile dyes, and impregnating products
PC 35: Washing and cleaning products
PC 36: Water softeners
PC 37: Water treatment chemicals
PC 38: Welding and soldering products, flux products
PC 39: Cosmetics, personal care products
PC 40: Extraction agents
Sector of end use:
SU 1: Agriculture, forestry and fishing
SU 2a: Mining (without offshore industries)
SU 2b: Offshore industries
SU 4: Manufacture of food products
SU 5: Manufacture of textiles, leather, fur
SU 6a: Manufacture of wood and wood products
SU 6b: Manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products
SU 7: Printing and reproduction of recorded media
SU 9: Manufacture of fine chemicals
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 11: Manufacture of rubber products
SU 13: Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products, e.g. plasters, cement
SU 14: Manufacture of basic metals, including alloys
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
SU 18: Manufacture of furniture
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 20: Health services
SU 23: Electricity, steam, gas water supply and sewage treatment
SU 24: Scientific research and development