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Cetalkonium chloride

EC / List no.: 204-526-3

CAS no.: 122-18-9

Mol. formula: C25H46ClN

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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 fatal if inhaled, is very toxic to aquatic life, is toxic in contact with skin, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage, may cause an allergic skin reaction and may cause respiratory irritation.

  • Ss

Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Skin sensitising

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 - 10 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses) and at industrial sites.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses) and at industrial sites.

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

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: pharmaceuticals.
This substance is used in the following areas: health services.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

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.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: pharmaceuticals.
This substance is used in the following areas: health services.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles.

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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