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Manufacture, use & exposure

Uses by professional workers

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Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Reference
Name:
tungsten
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
Composition 1
Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten containing articles
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten containing articles
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten containing articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal.
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 14: Metal surface treatment products
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal.
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported <10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Professional use of tungsten-containing alloys
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
Professional use of tungsten-containing alloys
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
PROC 23: Open processing and transfer operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 25: Other hot work operations with metals
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
PC 33: Semiconductors
PC 38: Welding and soldering products, flux products
Sector of end use:
SU 14: Manufacture of basic metals, including alloys
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
SU 0: Other: SU 22
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported <10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Professional use of tungsten products
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
Professional use of tungsten products
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
PROC 23: Open processing and transfer operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature
PROC 25: Other hot work operations with metals
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 14: Metal surface treatment products
Sector of end use:
SU 14: Manufacture of basic metals, including alloys
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
SU 19: Building and construction work
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC10a: Widespread use of articles with low release (outdoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC11a: Widespread use of articles with low release (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal.
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten-containing articles
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten-containing articles
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten-containing articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal.
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 14: Metal surface treatment products
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported <10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Handling of articles by professionnal workers
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8a: Widespread use of non-reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
ERC8d: Widespread use of non-reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
ERC8e: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
ERC9a: Widespread use of functional fluid (indoor)
ERC9b: Widespread use of functional fluid (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
Handling of articles by professionnal workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
Sector of end use:
SU 18: Manufacture of furniture
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal.
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal.
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported <10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Professional use of welding consumables
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
ERC9a: Widespread use of functional fluid (indoor)
ERC9b: Widespread use of functional fluid (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
Professional use of welding consumables
Process category (PROC):
PROC 25: Other hot work operations with metals
Product category used:
PC 38: Welding and soldering products, flux products
Sector of end use:
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten-containing articles
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten-containing articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU 22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten containing articles
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8c: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (indoor)
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten containing articles
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8f: Widespread use leading to inclusion into/onto article (outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
General use of tungsten containing articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 0: Other: Use of tools with components containing tungsten metal.
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 14: Metal surface treatment products
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 0: Other: Professional uses (previously identified as SU22)
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR