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 in polymer and rubber industry
Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial use in polymer and rubber industry
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial use in polymer and rubber industry
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:
Raw material handling
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Mixing in closed process
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 in semi-closed process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Mixing in open process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Calendering
Process category (PROC):
PROC 6: Calendering operations
Name of activity / technique:
Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
Process category (PROC):
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
Name of activity / technique:
Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
Processing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Name of activity / technique:
Handling of low dusty forms of the substance
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
Cleaning
Process category (PROC):
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Product category used:
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Sector of end use:
SU 11: Manufacture of rubber products
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR