Substance Information

Copper dichloride

EC / List no.: 231-210-2

CAS no.: 7447-39-4

Mol. formula: Cl2Cu

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

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

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 100 to < 1 000 tonnes per annum.

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: lubricants and greases, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, fertilisers, metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners, leather treatment 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), 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) and 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: 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), fabrics, textiles and apparel (e.g. clothing, mattress, curtains or carpets, textile toys) and leather (e.g. gloves, shoes, purses, furniture).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, fertilisers, metal surface treatment products, inks and toners, lubricants and greases, polishes and waxes and cosmetics and personal care products.
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 mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use, indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: adsorbents, air care products, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, fertilisers, metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners, pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals, leather treatment products, lubricants and greases, polishes and waxes, polymers and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and formulation in materials.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, adsorbents and lubricants and greases.
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.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
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 and in processing aids at industrial sites.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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