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Manufacture, use & exposure

Uses at industrial sites

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Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
manufacture of tellurium compounds
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC6a: Use of intermediate
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
manufacture of tellurium compounds
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
manufacture of tellurium compounds
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
manufacture of tellurium compounds
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Sector of end use:
SU 14: Manufacture of basic metals, including alloys
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Reference
Name:
high purity tellurium, massive
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
high purity tellurium, massive
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Processing of alloys and production of electronic devices.
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
processing in closed process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
processing in continuous process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
processing in closed batch process with accasional controlled exposure
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
Name of activity / technique:
treatment of articles by dipping or pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
shaping alloy/articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Name of activity / technique:
weighting and handling of solid tellurium containing materials
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
quality check
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Name of activity / technique:
manual maintenance
Process category (PROC):
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
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
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Amounts used, frequency and duration of use (or from service life)

Other conditions

Conditions and measures related to Biological Sewage Treatment Plant

Biological Sewage Treatment Plant (STP):
site specific biological STP
Application of site specific biological STP sludge on agricultural soil:
no

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

Other conditions of use

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to the environment

ReleaseEnvirRepopen allclose all
Release from the site to::
wastewater
Release estimation method:
measured release rate
Remarks:
processing
Release from the site to::
ambient air
Release estimation method:
measured release rate
Remarks:
processing
Release from the site to::
non-agricultural soil
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Remarks:
processing

Release to external waste

Exposure of the environment

PECopen allclose all
Exposed compartment:
freshwater
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
Exposed compartment:
marine water
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
Exposed compartment:
air
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
ContribScenWorkersRepopen allclose all

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with high dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with no or very low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant

Referenceopen allclose all

Name:
high purity tellurium, powder
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
high purity tellurium, powder
Name:
high purity tellurium, massive
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
high purity tellurium, massive
Name:
crude tellurium, powder
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
crude tellurium, powder
Name:
crude tellurium, massive
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
crude tellurium, massive
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Use of tellurium as intermediate
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC6a: Use of intermediate
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
chemical production in closed process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
chemical production in closed continuous process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
weighting and handling of solid tellurium containing materials
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
manual maintenance
Process category (PROC):
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Name of activity / technique:
weighing of solids
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Sector of end use:
SU 14: Manufacture of basic metals, including alloys
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Amounts used, frequency and duration of use (or from service life)

Other conditions

Conditions and measures related to Biological Sewage Treatment Plant

Biological Sewage Treatment Plant (STP):
no

Conditions and measures related to external treatment of waste (including article waste)

Particular considerations on the waste treatment operations:
no

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

OtherConditionsEnvirExpRepopen allclose all

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to the environment

ReleaseEnvirRepopen allclose all
Release from the site to::
surface water
Release estimation method:
measured release rate
Remarks:
manufacture
Release from the site to::
ambient air
Release estimation method:
measured release rate
Remarks:
manufacture
Release from the site to::
non-agricultural soil
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Remarks:
manufacture

Exposure of the environment

PECopen allclose all
Exposed compartment:
freshwater
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
Exposed compartment:
marine water
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
Exposed compartment:
air
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
ContribScenWorkersRepopen allclose all

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with no or very low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Contributing scenario for the workers

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC6a: Use of intermediate
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
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
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Reference
Name:
Tellurium
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
Reference substance:
Tellurium
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC6a: Use of intermediate
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Product category used:
PC 30: Photo-chemicals
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
Sector of end use:
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Reference
Name:
high purity tellurium, powder
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
high purity tellurium, powder
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Thin Film Production by Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
coating of articles by PVD in a closed chamber
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
weighting and handling of solid tellurium containing materials
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
manual maintenance
Process category (PROC):
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Amounts used, frequency and duration of use (or from service life)

Other conditions

Conditions and measures related to Biological Sewage Treatment Plant

Biological Sewage Treatment Plant (STP):
site specific biological STP
Application of site specific biological STP sludge on agricultural soil:
no

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

Other conditions of use

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to the environment

ReleaseEnvirRepopen allclose all
Release from the site to::
wastewater
Release estimation method:
measured release rate
Remarks:
PVD
Release from the site to::
ambient air
Release estimation method:
measured release rate
Remarks:
PVD
Release from the site to::
non-agricultural soil
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Remarks:
PVD

Release to external waste

Exposure of the environment

PECopen allclose all
Exposed compartment:
freshwater
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
Exposed compartment:
marine water
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
Exposed compartment:
air
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
ContribScenWorkersRepopen allclose all

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with high dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with no or very low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Contributing scenario for the workers

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
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Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
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
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Product category used:
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
Sector of end use:
SU 14: Manufacture of basic metals, including alloys
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Reference
Name:
high purity tellurium, powder
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
high purity tellurium, powder
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Use at industrial site: Use of tellurium in sizing and release agents in metal casting
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
transfer of sizing agent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
application of sizing agent to moulding sand
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
application of sizing agent to moulding sand
Process category (PROC):
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
use of sizing and release agents in casting
Process category (PROC):
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
Name of activity / technique:
removal of moulding sand
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
manual maintenance
Process category (PROC):
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Product category used:
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
Sector of end use:
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Conditions and measures related to Biological Sewage Treatment Plant

Biological Sewage Treatment Plant (STP):
municipal biological STP

Conditions and measures related to external treatment of waste (including article waste)

Particular considerations on the waste treatment operations:
no

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to the environment

ReleaseEnvirRepopen allclose all
Release from the site to::
wastewater
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Remarks:
sizing
Release from the site to::
ambient air
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Remarks:
sizing
Release from the site to::
non-agricultural soil
Release estimation method:
ERC

Release to external waste

Exposure of the environment

PECopen allclose all
Exposed compartment:
freshwater
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
Exposed compartment:
marine water
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: ECETOC TRA
ContribScenWorkersRepopen allclose all

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
liquid, including paste/slurry/suspension

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with low dustiness)

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) short-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
ECETOC TRA workers

Contributing scenario for the workers

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE

Contributing scenario for the workers

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
MEASE