Substance Information

Lithium fluoride

EC / List no.: 232-152-0

CAS no.: 7789-24-4

Mol. formula: FLi

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Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is harmful if swallowed and causes serious eye irritation.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 10 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: welding & soldering products and metals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives).

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: industrial abrasion processing with low release rate (e.g. cutting of textile, cutting, machining or grinding of metal) and of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: 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 in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and 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)).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles, machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines), vehicles covered by End of Life Vehicles (ELV) directive (e.g. personal vehicles or delivery vans) and Machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical/electronic products covered by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive (e.g. refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, computers, telephones, drills, saws, smoke detectors, thermostats, radiators).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery) and metal used for furniture & furnishings (e.g. outdoor furniture, benches, tables).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: welding & soldering products, laboratory chemicals and metals.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: electrical, electronic and optical equipment, machinery and vehicles, fabricated metal products, furniture and chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: welding & soldering products, metals, adsorbents, metal surface treatment products and heat transfer fluids.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and formulation in materials.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, welding & soldering products, heat transfer fluids, polymers, metals and pH regulators and water treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: metals, electrical, electronic and optical equipment, chemicals, mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement), machinery and vehicles and rubber products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as processing aid, in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites, as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

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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