Substance Information

Sodium O-ethyl dithiocarbonate

EC / List no.: 205-440-9

CAS no.: 140-90-9

Mol. formula: C3H5NaOS2

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GHS02: Flammable GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS06: Acute Toxicity

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is toxic in contact with skin, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, is very toxic to aquatic life, is a flammable solid, is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage, is harmful if inhaled and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

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Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Skin sensitising

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

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: metals, metal surface treatment products, adsorbents, polymers and extraction agents.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
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).

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).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper) and metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: polymers and extraction agents.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, pulp, paper and paper products, metals and fabricated metal products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers and extraction agents.
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: extraction agents, polymers and pH regulators and water treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, metals and pulp, paper and paper products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.

Manufacture

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

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