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Dicopper oxide

EC / List no.: 215-270-7

CAS no.: 1317-39-1

Mol. formula:

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP09) approved by the European Union, this substance is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage and is harmful if inhaled.

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.

Biocidal Uses

This substance is approved for use as a biocide in the EEA and/or Switzerland, for: preventing fouling.

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: fertilisers, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, inks and toners, paper chemicals and dyes and polymers.
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), outdoor use and outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

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) and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material), rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys) and plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, welding & soldering products, fertilisers, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, inks and toners and polymers.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging, building & construction work, agriculture, forestry and fishing and printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, rubber products, plastic products, mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement), metals, fabricated metal products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment 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), outdoor use, outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids), outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and 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).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: fertilisers, adsorbents, metals, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, metal surface treatment products, hydraulic fluids, inks and toners, pH regulators and water treatment products, polymers and welding & soldering products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), formulation in materials, in the production of articles, manufacturing of the substance, in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.
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).

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, adsorbents, pH regulators and water treatment products, polymers, welding & soldering products, fertilisers, metals, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay and inks and toners.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and metals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid, in processing aids at industrial sites and formulation of mixtures.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid and formulation in materials.

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