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Manufacture, use & exposure

Uses at industrial sites

Uses at industrial sites

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Use name:
Laboratory use of cadmium telluride
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Laboratory use of cadmium telluride
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC5: Use at industrial site leading to inclusion into/onto article
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Small scale handling of cadmium telluride
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
Thin film deposition
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
Name of activity / technique:
Mechanical processing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Sampling/Quality control
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Name of activity / technique:
Cleaning and maintenance
Process category (PROC):
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Product category used:
PC 33: Semiconductors
Sector of end use:
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
yes
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Contributing scenario for the environment (related to workers activities)

Conditions of use for the environment

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to Biological Sewage Treatment Plant

Biological Sewage Treatment Plant (STP):
no

Conditions and measures related to external treatment of waste (including article waste)

Particular considerations on the waste treatment operations:
other:

Other conditions affecting environmental exposure

Other conditions of use

Releases to waste and the environment

Release to the environment

ReleaseEnvirRepopen allclose all
Release from the site to::
surface water
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Release from the site to::
ambient air
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor
Release from the site to::
non-agricultural soil
Release estimation method:
estimated release factor

Exposure of the environment

PECopen allclose all
Exposed compartment:
freshwater
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sediment (freshwater)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
marine water
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sediment (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
sewage treatment plant
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
air
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
agricultural soil
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (freshwater)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
top predators' prey (marine water)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
Exposed compartment:
predators' prey (terrestrial)
Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES

Exposure of humans via the environment

Exposure estimation method:
exposure estimation tool
Exposure estimation tool name:
EUSES
ContribScenWorkersRepopen allclose all

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with high dustiness)
OtherProdCharRepopen allclose all

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Other conditions

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Analogous data
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Cadmium in creatinine

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with high dustiness)
OtherProdCharRepopen allclose all

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Other conditions

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Analogous data
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Cadmium in creatinine

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with high dustiness)
OtherProdCharRepopen allclose all

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Other conditions

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all
Effectiveness
Route affected:
inhalation

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Analogous data
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Cadmium in creatinine

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with high dustiness)
OtherProdCharRepopen allclose all

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Other conditions

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Analogous data
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Cadmium in creatinine

Contributing scenario for the workers

Conditions of use for workers

Product (article) characteristics

Physical form of the used product:
solid (material with high dustiness)
OtherProdCharRepopen allclose all

Amounts used (or contained in articles), frequency and duration of use/exposure

Other conditions

Technical and organisational conditions and measures

TechCondRepopen allclose all

Conditions and measures related to personal protection, hygiene and health evaluation

PPERepopen allclose all

Other conditions affecting workers exposure

Place of use:
indoor

Exposure of workers

ExpEstopen allclose all
Type of exposure:
inhalation (external) long-term exposure
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Analogous data
Type of exposure:
dermal (external) local concentration on skin
Exposure estimation method:
measured data
Exposure estimation tool name:
other: Cadmium in creatinine

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