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Benzene-1,2:4,5-tetracarboxylic dianhydride

EC / List no.: 201-898-9

CAS no.: 89-32-7

Mol. formula: C10H2O6

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance causes serious eye damage, 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 is toxic to aquatic life.

  • Ss

Skin sensitising

  • Sr

Respiratory sensitising

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

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

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: coating products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use and outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives).

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).
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).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles, machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines), vehicles not covered by End of Life Vehicles (ELV) directive (e.g. boats, trains, metro or planes) and Machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical/electronic products covered by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive (e.g. refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, computers, telephones, drills, saws, smoke detectors, thermostats, radiators).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones), stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material), stone, plaster, cement, glass and ceramic used for large surface area articles (e.g. construction and building materials for floor coverings, isolation articles), plastic used for large surface area articles (e.g. construction and building materials for flooring, insulation), plastic used for toys and other articles intended for children’s use, including baby-bottles, plastic used for packaging (excluding food packaging), plastic used for articles intended for food contact (e.g. plastic dinner ware, food storage) and plastic used for furniture & furnishings, including furniture coverings.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, finger paints and inks and toners.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use and outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, finger paints, inks and toners and polymers.
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: polymers, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, finger paints and inks and toners.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: for thermoplastic manufacture, in the production of articles, as processing aid and as processing aid.

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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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