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Dimethyl sulphide

EC / List no.: 200-846-2

CAS no.: 75-18-3

Mol. formula: C2H6S

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GHS02: Flammable GHS07: Health hazard GHS06: Acute Toxicity

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance is toxic if swallowed, is toxic if inhaled, is a highly flammable liquid and vapour and causes serious eye irritation.

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

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products and cosmetics and personal care products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products and pH regulators and water treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: health services and scientific research and development.
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: perfumes and fragrances and fuels.
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 and formulation in materials.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: fuels, pH regulators and water treatment products and perfumes and fragrances.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment, health services and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
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), of substances in closed systems with minimal release, as processing aid, in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles, for thermoplastic manufacture and as processing aid.

Manufacture

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

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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