Substance Information

Hematite (Fe2O3)

EC / List no.: 215-275-4

CAS no.: 1317-60-8

Mol. formula: Fe2O3

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Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, is harmful if swallowed, is harmful in contact with skin, causes serious eye damage, causes skin irritation, may cause respiratory irritation and may cause drowsiness or dizziness.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 000 - 100 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used in articles, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used in articles, 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. This substance can be found in products with material based on: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material).

Widespread uses by professional workers

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 types of manufacture using this substance. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Formulation or re-packing

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.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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