Substance Information

Quaternary ammonium compounds, (C16-18 and C18-unsatd. alkyl)trimethyl, chlorides

This substance is identified by SDA Substance Name: C16-C18 and C18 unsaturated alkyl trimethyl ammonium chloride and SDA Reporting Number: 11-045-00.

EC / List no.: 268-074-9

CAS no.: 68002-61-9

Mol. formula:

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed and causes serious eye damage.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, 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: air care products, polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products, fertilisers and water treatment chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

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. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), fertilisers and water treatment chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and agriculture, forestry and fishing.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
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) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, adhesives and sealants, air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products) and polishes and waxes.
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: washing & cleaning products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), fertilisers and water treatment chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and agriculture, forestry and fishing.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, of substances in closed systems with minimal release and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

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

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