Substance Information

Methylhydrazine

EC / List no.: 200-471-4

CAS no.: 60-34-4

Mol. formula: CH6N2

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP10) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause cancer.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is fatal if swallowed, is fatal in contact with skin, is fatal if inhaled, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is very toxic to aquatic life, causes damage to organs, is a highly flammable liquid and vapour, causes serious eye damage and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • Ss

Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Skin sensitising

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 - 100 tonnes per year.

This substance is used in articles, in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used in articles, in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

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

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

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. 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: fuels and laboratory chemicals.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and machinery and vehicles.
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), of substances in closed systems with minimal release and as processing aid.

Manufacture

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

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