Substance Information

Barium chloride

EC / List no.: 233-788-1

CAS no.: 10361-37-2

Mol. formula: BaCl2

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GHS06: Acute Toxicity

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is toxic if swallowed and is harmful if inhaled.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance 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 ≥ 10 000 to < 100 000 tonnes per annum.

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

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

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).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials), 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 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).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, pH regulators and water treatment products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, heat transfer fluids and laboratory chemicals.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, fabricated metal products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment and machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, heat transfer fluids, pH regulators and water treatment products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, laboratory chemicals and water treatment chemicals.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
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: pH regulators and water treatment products, metal surface treatment products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, laboratory chemicals, heat transfer fluids and water treatment chemicals.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, fabricated metal products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment, machinery and vehicles and mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
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), as processing aid, in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

Manufacture

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

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