Substance Information

2-ethylhexyl (2S)-2-hydroxypropanoate

EC / List no.: 606-097-1

CAS no.: 186817-80-1

Mol. formula:

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Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye irritation, causes skin irritation, may cause an allergic skin reaction and may cause respiratory irritation.

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A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Skin sensitising

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, 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: plant protection products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use as processing aid, indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).

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: plant protection products, lubricants and greases and metal working fluids.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.
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 as processing aid and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: plant protection products, metal working fluids, lubricants and greases, washing & cleaning products and heat transfer fluids.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, manufacturing of the substance, in processing aids at industrial sites and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: lubricants and greases, metal working fluids, plant protection products, washing & cleaning products, heat transfer fluids and hydraulic fluids.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
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, manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

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