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Cobalt dinitrate

EC / List no.: 233-402-1

CAS no.: 10141-05-6

Mol. formula: CoN2O6

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP01corr) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause cancer by inhalation, may damage fertility, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is suspected of causing genetic defects, may cause an allergic skin reaction and may cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

GHS03: Oxidising GHS05: Corrosive GHS07: Health hazard

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance may cause cancer, may damage fertility or the unborn child, may intensify fire (oxidiser), is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage, is harmful if inhaled and may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

At least one company has indicated that the substance classification is affected by impurities or additives.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • M

Possibly Mutagenic

  • R

Toxic to Reproduction

  • Ss

Skin sensitising

  • Sr

Respiratory sensitising

  • Substance of very high concern (SVHC) and included in the candidate list for authorisation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

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

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

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

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: 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).
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) and electrical batteries and accumulators.
This substance can be found in products with material based on: metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance and outdoor use as reactive substance.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals, metal surface treatment products and pharmaceuticals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, manufacturing of the substance and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, laboratory chemicals, pH regulators and water treatment products, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals.
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 scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, fabricated metal products and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
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), in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.

Manufacture

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

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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