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Cetrimonium chloride

EC / List no.: 203-928-6

CAS no.: 112-02-7

Mol. formula: C19H42ClN

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GHS02: Flammable GHS05: Corrosive GHS07: Health hazard GHS06: Acute Toxicity GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance is very toxic to aquatic life, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is toxic in contact with skin, causes serious eye damage, is harmful if swallowed, is a highly flammable liquid and vapour, causes skin irritation, may cause respiratory irritation and may cause drowsiness or dizziness.

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

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, 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: adhesives and sealants, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes and cosmetics and personal care products.
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.

Article service life

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), 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 high release rate (e.g. tyres, treated wooden products, treated textile and fabric, brake pads in trucks or cars, sanding of buildings (bridges, facades) or vehicles (ships)) and indoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. release from fabrics, textiles during washing, removal of indoor paints).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: fabrics, textiles and apparel (e.g. clothing, mattress, curtains or carpets, textile toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes, cosmetics and personal care products and biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products).
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: wood and wood products 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) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: cosmetics and personal care products, textile treatment products and dyes, pH regulators and water treatment products and polymers.
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: textile treatment products and dyes, polymers, pH regulators and water treatment products and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites, as processing aid 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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