Substance Information

undecan-2-one; methyl nonyl ketone

EC / List no.: 203-937-5

CAS no.: 112-12-9

Mol. formula: C11H22O

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Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and causes skin irritation.

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

This substance is used by consumers, 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: repelling or attracting pests.

This substance is used by consumers, 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: washing & cleaning products, air care products, polishes and waxes, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), cosmetics and personal care products and perfumes and fragrances.
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

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

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products and polishes and waxes.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: food products and textile, leather or fur.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: perfumes and fragrances and washing & cleaning 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: washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: food products and textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites.

Manufacture

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

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