Substance Information

(E)-2-methoxy-4-(prop-1-enyl)phenol

EC / List no.: 227-678-2

CAS no.: 5932-68-3

Mol. formula: C10H12O2

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP13) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause an allergic skin reaction.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is harmful if swallowed, is harmful in contact with skin, causes serious eye irritation, is harmful if inhaled, causes skin irritation and may cause respiratory irritation.

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Skin sensitising

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 100 to < 1 000 tonnes per annum.

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

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, 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: washing & cleaning products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), air care products, polishes and waxes, perfumes and fragrances and 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 outdoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release and industrial abrasion processing with high release rate (e.g. sanding operations or paint stripping by shot-blasting).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment), indoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. release from fabrics, textiles during washing, removal of indoor paints), outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and outdoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. tyres, treated wooden products, treated textile and fabric, brake pads in trucks or cars, sanding of buildings (bridges, facades) or vehicles (ships)).
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: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products) and cosmetics and personal care products.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: perfumes and fragrances, air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), pharmaceuticals, polishes and waxes and washing & cleaning 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: washing & cleaning products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products) and metal surface treatment products.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, for thermoplastic manufacture 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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