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Hydrogen chloride

EC / List no.: 231-595-7

CAS no.: 7647-01-0

Mol. formula: ClH

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS07: Health hazard

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is toxic if inhaled, may damage fertility or the unborn child, causes serious eye damage, may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, may be corrosive to metals and may cause respiratory irritation.

At least one company has indicated that the substance classification is affected by impurities or additives.

This substance is covered by several Harmonised Classifications and Labelling's (CLH) entries approved by the European Union. Differentiating between the different CLH's entries requires manual verification. To know more about the CLH please visit the C&L Inventory.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 000 - 10 000 000 tonnes per year.

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

Biocidal Uses

This substance is approved for use as a biocide in the EEA and/or Switzerland, for: disinfection.

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, welding & soldering products, pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals and laboratory chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance and outdoor use as reactive substance.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.
This substance can be found in products with material based on: paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper) and wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, washing & cleaning products, water treatment chemicals and laboratory chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment, health services and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and formulation of mixtures.
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.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals and washing & cleaning products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and manufacturing of the substance.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, washing & cleaning products, laboratory chemicals, water treatment chemicals and textile treatment products and dyes.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: mining and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, food products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment, fabricated metal products, textile, leather or fur, rubber products, plastic products, mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement) and metals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, as processing aid and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

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

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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