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4,4'-isopropylidenedi-o-cresol

EC / List no.: 201-240-0

CAS no.: 79-97-0

Mol. formula: C17H20O2

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GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes serious eye irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

  • Ss

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Skin sensitising

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 10 to < 100 per annum.

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

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

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

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials), 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) and indoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. release from fabrics, textiles during washing, removal of indoor paints).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines) and vehicles.
This substance can be found in products with material based on: plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones) and paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: polymers.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products and chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers.
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: polymers and paper chemicals and dyes.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, chemicals, rubber products and pulp, paper and paper products.
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), in the production of articles and for thermoplastic manufacture.

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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