Substance Information

Fatty acids, C8-16

EC / List no.: 287-973-7

CAS no.: 85631-26-1

Mol. formula: (CH2)6,8,10,12,14C2H4O2

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GHS05: Corrosive

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes severe skin burns and eye damage and causes serious eye damage.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 1 000 to < 10 000 per annum.

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

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, 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. 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, laboratory chemicals, polishes and waxes and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and in processing aids at industrial sites.
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 as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, leather treatment products, polymers, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, finger paints, inks and toners, lubricants and greases, textile treatment products and dyes and cosmetics and personal care products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation in materials, formulation of mixtures and in processing aids at industrial sites.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: leather treatment products, washing & cleaning products, polymers, pH regulators and water treatment products, lubricants and greases and textile treatment products and dyes.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles, as processing aid and as processing aid.
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.

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