Substance Information

Benzyltoluene

EC / List no.: 248-654-8

CAS no.: 27776-01-8

Mol. formula: C42H42

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways, may cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life and causes skin irritation.

  • PBT

Possibly Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

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), at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), 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

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release.
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: electrical batteries and accumulators.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: heat transfer fluids and washing & cleaning products.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

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: heat transfer fluids, laboratory chemicals and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of substances in closed systems with minimal release, in the production of articles 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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