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Tetraethylammonium hydroxide

EC / List no.: 201-073-3

CAS no.: 77-98-5

Mol. formula: C8H21NO

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Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes damage to organs, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is toxic in contact with skin, is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage and may be corrosive to metals.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), 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

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: laboratory chemicals.
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 reactive substance.

Formulation or re-packing

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.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metal surface treatment products, air care products, non-metal-surface treatment products, pH regulators and water treatment products and semiconductors.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, electrical, electronic and optical equipment, rubber products, fabricated metal products and machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) 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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