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EC / List no.: 203-313-2
CAS no.: 105-60-2
Mol. formula: C6H11NO
Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye irritation, is harmful if inhaled, causes skin irritation and may cause respiratory irritation.
This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 000 - 10 000 000 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.
This substance is used in the following products: inks and toners. 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).
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), outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials), indoor use and outdoor use as reactive substance. 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) and electrical batteries and accumulators. This substance can be found in products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones), fabrics, textiles and apparel (e.g. clothing, mattress, curtains or carpets, textile toys) and rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys).
This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals. This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products and textile, leather or fur. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures. 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.
This substance is used in the following products: adhesives and sealants, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, inks and toners, leather treatment products, polymers and textile treatment products and dyes. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and formulation in materials.
This substance is used in the following products: polymers. This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates). This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and plastic products. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: for thermoplastic manufacture, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid and in the production of articles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.
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