Substance Information

Tris(2-butoxyethyl) phosphate

EC / List no.: 201-122-9

CAS no.: 78-51-3

Mol. formula: C18H39O7P

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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, is harmful in contact with skin, is harmful if inhaled, is harmful if swallowed, may cause respiratory irritation 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 and at industrial sites.

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes, plant protection products and water treatment chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid, indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment), outdoor use as processing aid and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys), plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones) and paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: plant protection products, hydraulic fluids, lubricants and greases, metal working fluids, washing & cleaning products and polishes and waxes.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as processing aid and indoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers and textile treatment products and dyes.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation in materials and formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, textile treatment products and dyes and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products and textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, as processing aid and in processing aids at industrial sites.

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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