Substance Information

Biphenyl-2-ol

EC / List no.: 201-993-5

CAS no.: 90-43-7

Mol. formula: C12H10O

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GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is very toxic to aquatic life, causes serious eye irritation, causes skin irritation and may cause respiratory irritation.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and causes serious eye damage.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 - 100 tonnes per year.

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

Biocidal Uses

This substance is approved for use as a biocide in the EEA and/or Switzerland, for: human hygiene, disinfection, veterinary hygiene, food and animals feeds, product preservation, preservation for working / cutting fluids.

This substance is being reviewed for use as a biocide in the EEA and/or Switzerland, for: preservation films, preservation of fibres, leather, rubber, or polymers, preservation for construction materials.

This substance is used 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

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. This substance is used in the following areas: health services.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. 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) and for thermoplastic manufacture.

Manufacture

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

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