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:
Oil field well drilling and production operations (including drilling muds and well cleaning) including material transfers, on-site formulation, well head operations, shaker room activities and related maintenance.
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Oil field well drilling and production operations (including drilling muds and well cleaning) including material transfers, on-site formulation, well head operations, shaker room activities and related maintenance.
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC7: Use of functional fluid at industrial site
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Bulk transfers; Dedicated facility
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Dipping, immersion and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
Manual activities involving hand contact
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC41: Oil and gas exploration or production products
Sector of end use:
SU 2b: Offshore industries
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in an own CSR