Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Hazard for aquatic organisms

Hazard for air

Air

Hazard assessment conclusion:
no hazard identified

Hazard for terrestrial organisms

Hazard for predators

Additional information

In some cases the CAS and chemical identity stated refer to SDA nomenclature for this substance. In REACH substance identification it is necessary to be more specific as to the chain lengths present. Full details may be found in the CSR.

Conclusion on classification

The registered substance, Alcohols, C14-15-branched is readily biodegradable. Suitable read-across data indicate that the substance is not toxic at the limit of solubility. Therefore, the substance is not classified for acute category effects according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.

However, two of the constituents, C14 (tetradecan-1-ol) and C15 (pentadecan-1-ol), are present at >25% and are classified as Chronic Category 1, with an M factor = 1.

Therefore, the substance is classified as Chronic Category 1 for the environment in the EU according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.