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Zinc cyanide

EC / List no.: 209-162-9

CAS no.: 557-21-1

Mol. formula: C2N2Zn

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Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is fatal in contact with skin, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, may be harmful if swallowed and is suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 1 to < 10 per annum.

This substance is used in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

This substance is used in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

Consumer Uses

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.

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

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 types of manufacture using this substance. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, laboratory chemicals and metal working fluids.
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: metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals and metal working fluids.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: fabricated metal products and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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