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Bis(pentabromophenyl) ether

EC / List no.: 214-604-9

CAS no.: 1163-19-5

Mol. formula: C12Br10O

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance is harmful if swallowed, is harmful in contact with skin, is harmful if inhaled, causes serious eye irritation and may cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.

  • PBT

Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: adhesives and sealants, coating products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, inks and toners, leather treatment products, lubricants and greases, polishes and waxes, polymers, washing & cleaning products and cosmetics and personal care products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use, outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives), 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).

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, formulation in materials, in processing aids at industrial sites and formulation of mixtures.
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) and outdoor use.
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles and machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones), fabrics, textiles and apparel (e.g. clothing, mattress, curtains or carpets, textile toys), rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys), leather (e.g. gloves, shoes, purses, furniture) and paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, polymers, coating products, adhesives and sealants, inks and toners, leather treatment products, lubricants and greases, polishes and waxes, washing & cleaning products and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, machinery and vehicles, textile, leather or fur, rubber products, fabricated metal products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment and furniture.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use, outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a materials (e.g. binding agent in paints and coatings or adhesives), 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).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, adhesives and sealants, coating products, inks and toners and washing & cleaning products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites, as processing aid and as processing aid.
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 long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, adhesives and sealants, coating products, inks and toners and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, rubber products and textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, as processing aid and as processing aid.
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).

Manufacture

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

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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