Substance Information

Paraffin waxes and Hydrocarbon waxes, chloro

EC / List no.: 264-150-0

CAS no.: 63449-39-8

Mol. formula:

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According to the notifications provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations no hazards have been classified.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 000 - 100 000 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: adhesives and sealants.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters).

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation in materials.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: 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) and 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 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: rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys), leather (e.g. gloves, shoes, purses, furniture) and paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: adhesives and sealants.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, adhesives and sealants, inks and toners, lubricants and greases and paper chemicals and dyes.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, in the production of articles and for thermoplastic manufacture.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, adhesives and sealants, leather treatment products and textile treatment products and dyes.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, textile, leather or fur, rubber products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment, furniture, fabricated metal products and machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles, for thermoplastic manufacture, formulation of mixtures, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid, as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, in the production of articles, as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.
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).

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