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Methyl-1H-benzotriazole

EC / List no.: 249-596-6

CAS no.: 29385-43-1

Mol. formula: C7H7N3

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According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and is harmful if swallowed.

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, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: lubricants and greases, washing & cleaning products, anti-freeze products, heat transfer fluids and coating products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid, indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters), outdoor use as processing aid 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

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

This substance is used in the following products: lubricants and greases, heat transfer fluids, anti-freeze products and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: health services.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
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), indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters), outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids) and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: lubricants and greases, washing & cleaning products, anti-freeze products, pH regulators and water treatment products and heat transfer 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: lubricants and greases, heat transfer fluids, pH regulators and water treatment products, washing & cleaning products and anti-freeze products.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: fabricated metal products, machinery and vehicles and chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

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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