Substance Information

Bis(2-chloroethoxy)methane

EC / List no.: 203-920-2

CAS no.: 111-91-1

Mol. formula: C5H10Cl2O2

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Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is fatal if inhaled, causes damage to organs, is toxic if swallowed and is harmful in contact with skin.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 000 - 100 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used in articles, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used in articles, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: for thermoplastic manufacture.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and 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).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: fabrics, textiles and apparel.

Widespread uses by professional workers

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Formulation or re-packing

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: adhesives and sealants.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: rubber products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: for thermoplastic manufacture.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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