Substance Information

Tar, wood

A complex combination of organic compounds separated after condensation of the vapors from the destructive distillation of wood.

EC / List no.: 294-436-0

CAS no.: 91722-33-7

Mol. formula:

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye irritation, is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes skin irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

  • Ss

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Skin sensitising

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

This substance is used in the following products: coating products and leather treatment products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use and indoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

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) and 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).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: wood used for large surface area articles (e.g. construction and building materials for floors, claddings) and rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: coating products and leather treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing, building & construction work and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: wood and wood products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use, indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: coating products and leather treatment products.
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: fuels, leather treatment products and polymers.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: rubber products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of substances in closed systems with minimal release, 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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