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EC / List no.: 208-169-4
CAS no.: 513-79-1
Mol. formula: CCoO3
Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP01) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause cancer by inhalation, may damage fertility, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is suspected of causing genetic defects, may cause an allergic skin reaction and may cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance may cause cancer, may damage fertility or the unborn child, is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage and may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
At least one company has indicated that the substance classification is affected by impurities or additives.
Toxic to Reproduction
This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.
This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.
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.
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) 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 complex articles, with no release intended: machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines). This substance can be found in products with material based on: metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery) and stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material).
This substance is used in the following products: fertilisers. This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as reactive substance and indoor use as reactive substance.
This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals, water treatment chemicals and fertilisers. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.
This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, laboratory chemicals, pH regulators and water treatment products, pharmaceuticals 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: scientific research and development. This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and fabricated metal products. 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), in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).
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