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Pyrogallol

EC / List no.: 201-762-9

CAS no.: 87-66-1

Mol. formula: C6H6O3

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is harmful if swallowed, is harmful in contact with skin, is harmful if inhaled, is suspected of causing genetic defects and is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance causes serious eye irritation, causes skin irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

  • M

Possibly Mutagenic

  • Ss

Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Skin sensitising

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 10 to < 100 tonnes 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: pH regulators and water treatment 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: coating products, inks and toners and pH regulators and water treatment products.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
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), in the production of articles 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.

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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