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Formulation

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Contributing activity / technique for workers
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

Formulation

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Reference
Name:
pentafluoroethane
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
gas
Reference substance:
pentafluoroethane
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
FGAS Training and Regulation: Closed loop filling stations. PLC controlled systems. Fixed and mobile gas detection systems.
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
FGas training and Regulation. Industry best practice.Knowledge and practical skills to undertake leak checking, recovery, installation, servicing and maintenance of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing refrigerants.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Product category formulated:
PC 0: Other: Refrigeration Gases
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Product (article) characteristic

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

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

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:
dedicated re-collection infrastructure required

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

Place of use:
indoor and outdoor

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to external waste

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

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

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

Technical and organisational conditions

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor and outdoor