Substance Information

Quaternary ammonium compounds, C20-22-alkyltrimethyl, chlorides

EC / List no.: 271-756-9

CAS no.: 68607-24-9

Mol. formula: (CH2)19,21C4H12ClN

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes serious eye damage, may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure and causes skin irritation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, in formulation or re-packing and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in formulation or re-packing and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: cosmetics and personal care products.
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

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

This substance is used in the following products: cosmetics and personal care products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

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.

Manufacture

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

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