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Disodium octaborate

EC / List no.: 234-541-0

CAS no.: 12008-41-2

Mol. formula: B8Na2O13

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP09) approved by the European Union, this substance may damage fertility and may damage the unborn child.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance may damage fertility or the unborn child.

  • R

Toxic to Reproduction

  • Substance of very high concern (SVHC) and included in the candidate list for authorisation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Biocidal Uses

This substance is approved for use as a biocide in the EEA and/or Switzerland, for: wood preservation.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment), indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners), outdoor use and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: industrial abrasion processing with low release rate (e.g. cutting of textile, cutting, machining or grinding of metal) and of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment) and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material), wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys), paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper) and metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: fertilisers, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), coating products, inks and toners and metal surface treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work, agriculture, forestry and fishing, offshore mining and printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: machinery and vehicles and fabricated metal products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), coating products, fertilisers, inks and toners, adhesives and sealants, pH regulators and water treatment products and welding & soldering products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials and in the production of articles.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), coating products, inks and toners, adhesives and sealants and metal surface treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: offshore mining, building & construction work, printing and recorded media reproduction and agriculture, forestry and fishing.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: machinery and vehicles, mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement), wood and wood products, pulp, paper and paper products, fabricated metal products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment and furniture.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and in processing aids at industrial sites.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.

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