Substance Information

Dicyclohexyl phthalate

DCHP

EC / List no.: 201-545-9

CAS no.: 84-61-7

Mol. formula: C20H26O4

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP09) approved by the European Union, this substance may damage the unborn child and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

  • R

Toxic to Reproduction

  • Ss

Skin sensitising

  • ED

Endocrine Disrupting

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, 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: adhesives and sealants, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, finger paints, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners, polishes and waxes, polymers and textile treatment products and dyes.
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.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: industrial abrasion processing with high release rate (e.g. sanding operations or paint stripping by shot-blasting).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: 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).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: polymers.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

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

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers and adhesives and sealants.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.

Manufacture

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

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