Substance Information

Nickel sulphate

EC / List no.: 232-104-9

CAS no.: 7786-81-4

Mol. formula: NiO4S

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP01corr) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause cancer by inhalation, may damage the unborn child, causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed, is harmful if inhaled, is suspected of causing genetic defects, causes skin irritation, may cause an allergic skin reaction and may cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance may cause cancer, may damage fertility or the unborn child and causes serious eye irritation.

At least one company has indicated that the substance classification is affected by impurities or additives.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • M

Possibly Mutagenic

  • R

Toxic to Reproduction

  • Ss

Skin sensitising

  • Sr

Respiratory sensitising

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, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, 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: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures and in the production of articles.
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: electrical batteries and accumulators.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products and fertilisers.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: electrical, electronic and optical equipment and machinery and vehicles.
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).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products and fertilisers.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: machinery and vehicles, chemicals, electrical, electronic and optical equipment and fabricated metal products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

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

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