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ε-Caprolactone, oligomeric reaction products with 2,2'-oxydiethanol

EC / List no.: 500-092-7

CAS no.: 36890-68-3

Mol. formula:

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance causes serious eye irritation and causes skin irritation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 - 100 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: polymers, adhesives and sealants, leather treatment products, photo-chemicals, coating products, fuels and inks and toners.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use and outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives).

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: polymers, adhesives and sealants, leather treatment products, photo-chemicals, coating products, fuels, inks and toners and laboratory chemicals.
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 and outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives).

Formulation or re-packing

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. 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: polymers, adhesives and sealants, coating products, fuels, leather treatment products and photo-chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work, mining and printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: electrical, electronic and optical equipment, machinery and vehicles, furniture, chemicals and rubber products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), for thermoplastic manufacture, as processing aid and in the production of articles.

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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