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Tetrabutylammonium bromide

EC / List no.: 216-699-2

CAS no.: 1643-19-2

Mol. formula: C16H36BrN

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye irritation, is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects and causes skin irritation.

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: plant protection products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release.
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).
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: plant protection products, coating products, pH regulators and water treatment products and polymers.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing and building & construction work.
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: plant protection products, coating products, pH regulators and water treatment products, polymers and washing & cleaning products.
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: pH regulators and water treatment products, heat transfer fluids, coating products, laboratory chemicals, hydraulic fluids and polymers.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as processing aid, in the production of articles, of substances in closed systems with minimal release, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) 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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