Registration Dossier

Manufacture, use & exposure

Uses by professional workers

Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported <10tonnes/year per registrant
Use name:
Rheology Additive
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8a: Widespread use of non-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)
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
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 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
PC 9b: Fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay
PC 9c: Finger paints
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes