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Dipotassium disulphite

EC / List no.: 240-795-3

CAS no.: 16731-55-8

Mol. formula:

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS07: Health hazard

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance causes serious eye damage, may cause respiratory irritation 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, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, 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: photo-chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

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: photo-chemicals.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, 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 as reactive substance.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: photo-chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, as processing aid, manufacturing of the substance, in processing aids at industrial sites, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: photo-chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction, formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and health services.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, food products, pulp, paper and paper products and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites, as processing aid, manufacturing of the substance, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

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, as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

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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