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Pitch, mixed brown-coal tar-ethylene manufg. pyrolysis oil distn.

EC / List no.: 309-605-7

CAS no.: 100403-59-6

Mol. Formula:

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  • Substances indicated, in 2009, as being intended to be registered by at least one company in the EEA.
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  • Substances listed in the EINECS, ELINCS, or NLP inventories.
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Substance names and other identifiers

Regulatory process names
Pitch, mixed brown-coal tar-ethylene manufg. pyrolysis oil distn.
EC Inventory, Other
Pitch, mixed brown-coal tar-ethylene manufg. pyrolysis oil distn.
The residue from the joint distillation of brown coal tar and pyrolysis residual oil from ethylene plants. Composed primarily of polynuclear aromatic and naphthenic hydrocarbons which can be alkyl- and vinyl-substituted and can contain heteroatoms, paraffin hydrocarbons and high-boiling mono- and dinuclear phenols. It is a black solid with a softening point of 60°C (140°F) according to DIN 52025.
Pre-Registration process, Other
Other identifiers
EC Inventory, Pre-Registration process, Other
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