Substance Information

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) adipate

EC / List no.: 203-090-1

CAS no.: 103-23-1

Mol. formula: C22H42O4

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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 - 100 000 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: washing & cleaning products, plant protection products, lubricants and greases, adhesives and sealants, polishes and waxes and coating 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 and outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Article service life

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), 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 in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. tyres, treated wooden products, treated textile and fabric, brake pads in trucks or cars, sanding of buildings (bridges, facades) or vehicles (ships)) and indoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. release from fabrics, textiles during washing, removal of indoor paints).
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) and vehicles.
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), paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper) and fabrics, textiles and apparel (e.g. clothing, mattress, curtains or carpets, textile toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes and plant protection products.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work, health services and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic 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) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, lubricants and greases, metal working fluids, inks and toners, hydraulic fluids and coating products.
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: washing & cleaning products, metal surface treatment products, polymers, textile treatment products and dyes, pH regulators and water treatment products, lubricants and greases and leather treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, chemicals and rubber products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles 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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