Registration Dossier

Manufacture, use & exposure

Uses at industrial sites

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
Use name:
Industrial use of NdOF for coating operations
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial use of NdOF for coating operations into a luminescent bulb.
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:
Removal of neodymium fluoride oxide, magnesium-doped from shipping container
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Weighing neodymium fluoride oxide, magnesium-doped
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Combining neodymium fluoride oxide, magnesium-doped with fluidizer powders in plastic boats
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:
Mixing of neodymium fluoride oxide, magnesium-doped with fluidizer powders within a closed system
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:
Transfer of blended coating powder into coating equipment
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Powder coating applied to the interior surfaces of lamps in a closed system
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Lamp finishing, including, flame cutting and shaping and allowed to cool
Process category (PROC):
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
Name of activity / technique:
Packaging of finished lamps
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
External surfaces of equipment cleaned 2-3 times per month for a total of 30 times per year. External surface of the equipment wiped down with cloth. Coating equipment lines cleaned with compressed air.
Process category (PROC):
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Product category used:
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes