Substance Information

Fatty acids, C16-18, zinc salts

EC / List no.: 293-049-4

CAS no.: 91051-01-3

Mol. formula: (CH2)14,16(CH2)14,16C4H6O4Zn

formula
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+ 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: fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, coating products, adhesives and sealants, inks and toners, finger paints, cosmetics and personal care products, air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), paper chemicals and dyes, polishes and waxes, polymers and washing & cleaning products.
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), outdoor use, 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).

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation in materials, formulation of mixtures and in the production of articles.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use, indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners), 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: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones), rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys), stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material) 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: coating products, adhesives and sealants, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: 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.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use, indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners), 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).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, adhesives and sealants, lubricants and greases, metal surface treatment products, inks and toners, non-metal-surface treatment products, pH regulators and water treatment products, washing & cleaning products, cosmetics and personal care products and textile treatment products 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 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), outdoor use, 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).

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, adhesives and sealants, lubricants and greases, inks and toners, metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, pH regulators and water treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes and textile treatment products and dyes.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, rubber products, textile, leather or fur and pulp, paper and paper products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials 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), 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), outdoor use and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles and as processing aid.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

ECHA logo about INFOCARD - Last updated: 26/07/2020

Categories Display