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C16-(branched), C20-(branched) and C24-(branched)-alkanes

EC / List no.: 700-992-1

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Mol. formula:

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

  • PBT

Possibly Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 1 000 to < 10 000 tonnes per annum.

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

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: cosmetics and personal care products.
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) and indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters).

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: pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals, fuels, hydraulic fluids, lubricants and greases, metal working fluids and oil and gas exploration or production products.
This substance is used in the following areas: offshore mining and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, metals and machinery and vehicles.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use, outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids) and indoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: fuels, pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals and cosmetics and personal care 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: water treatment chemicals, fuels, pH regulators and water treatment products, hydraulic fluids, laboratory chemicals, lubricants and greases, metal working fluids and oil and gas exploration or production products.
This substance is used in the following areas: offshore mining, municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: pulp, paper and paper products, plastic products, metals and machinery and vehicles.
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

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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