Substance Information

Nicotine

EC / List no.: 200-193-3

CAS no.: 54-11-5

Mol. formula: C10H14N2

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GHS06: Acute Toxicity GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP13) approved by the European Union, this substance is fatal if swallowed, is fatal in contact with skin, is fatal if inhaled and is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance causes serious eye damage and causes skin irritation.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 1 000 to < 10 000 tonnes per annum.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use and indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners).

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. tyres, treated wooden products, treated textile and fabric, brake pads in trucks or cars, sanding of buildings (bridges, facades) or vehicles (ships)) and indoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. release from fabrics, textiles during washing, removal of indoor paints).
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: laboratory chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: pharmaceuticals and laboratory chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
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), in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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