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EC / List no.: 206-114-9
CAS no.: 302-01-2
Mol. formula: H4N2
Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is toxic if swallowed, is toxic in contact with skin, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is toxic if inhaled, may cause cancer, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is a flammable liquid and vapour and may cause an allergic skin reaction.
Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is fatal if inhaled.
This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.
This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.
ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release and formulation of mixtures. This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles, machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines) and vehicles not covered by End of Life Vehicles (ELV) directive (e.g. boats, trains, metro or planes).
This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products and laboratory chemicals. This substance is used in the following areas: 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).
ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.
This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, water treatment chemicals, fuels, pH regulators and water treatment products and polymers. This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates). This substance is used in the following areas: municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment and scientific research and development. This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, metals and plastic products. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.
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