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2-amino-2-methylpropanol

EC / List no.: 204-709-8

CAS no.: 124-68-5

Mol. formula:

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance causes serious eye irritation, is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects and causes skin irritation.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance causes serious eye damage and may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

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 tonnes per annum.

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, coating products, plant protection products, lubricants and greases, cosmetics and personal care products and biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control 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.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: industrial abrasion processing with low release rate (e.g. cutting of textile, cutting, machining or grinding of metal).
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 used for large surface area articles (e.g. construction and building materials for flooring, insulation).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: plant protection products, coating products and laboratory chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing, health services and scientific research and development.
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: oil and gas exploration or production products, pH regulators and water treatment products, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, metal working fluids, finger paints, inks and toners, lubricants and greases, paper chemicals and dyes, plant protection products, perfumes and fragrances, washing & cleaning products and cosmetics and personal care products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, oil and gas exploration or production products and metal working fluids.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: wood and wood 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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