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Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Professional use of the substance in the agriculture and fertiliser industry
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8e: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Handling and transfer of liquid forms of the substance
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Mixing in closed process
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
Name of activity / technique:
Mixing in semi-closed process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Mixing in open process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Spreading of fertilizer
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Manual activities involving hand contact
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 12: Fertilisers
Sector of end use:
SU 1: Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
no
Related assessment:
use not assessed

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8e: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Product category used:
PC 12: Fertilisers
Sector of end use:
SU 1: Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
no

Uses by professional workers

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported <10tonnes/year per registrant
Reference
Name:
potassium thiosulphate
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: bulk
Reference substance:
potassium thiosulphate
Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Name of activity / technique:
Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
Name of activity / technique:
Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8e: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Use in closed, ccontinuous process with occasional controlled exposure
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
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
Name of activity / technique:
Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Mixing or blending in batch processes for formulation of preparations and articles (multistage and/or significant contact)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Calendering operations
Process category (PROC):
PROC 6: Calendering operations
Name of activity / technique:
Transfer of substance or preparation (chraging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Transfer of substance or preparation (chraging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Transfer of substances or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Name of activity / technique:
Non industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Name of activity / technique:
Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
Process category (PROC):
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
Name of activity / technique:
Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Name of activity / technique:
Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Name of activity / technique:
Use as laboratory reagent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Name of activity / technique:
Using material as fuel sources, limited exposure to unburned product to be expected
Process category (PROC):
PROC 16: Use of fuels
Name of activity / technique:
Lubrication at high energy conditions and in partly open process
Process category (PROC):
PROC 17: Lubrication at high energy conditions in metal working operations
Name of activity / technique:
Greasing at high energy conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 18: General greasing / lubrication at high kinetic energy conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Handy-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Name of activity / technique:
Heat and pressure trasfer fluids in dispersive, professional use but closed systems
Process category (PROC):
PROC 20: Use of functional fluids in small devices
Name of activity / technique:
Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
Process category (PROC):
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
Name of activity / technique:
Open processing and transfer operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature
Process category (PROC):
PROC 23: Open processing and transfer operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature
Name of activity / technique:
High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Name of activity / technique:
Other hot work operations with metals
Process category (PROC):
PROC 25: Other hot work operations with metals
Name of activity / technique:
Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Product category used:
PC 12: Fertilisers
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
no

Uses by professional workers

Contributing activity / technique for the environmentopen allclose all
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8b: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8e: Widespread use of reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
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
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Process category (PROC):
PROC 6: Calendering operations
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Process category (PROC):
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
Process category (PROC):
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Process category (PROC):
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
Process category (PROC):
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
Process category (PROC):
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Process category (PROC):
PROC 16: Use of fuels
Process category (PROC):
PROC 17: Lubrication at high energy conditions in metal working operations
Process category (PROC):
PROC 18: General greasing / lubrication at high kinetic energy conditions
Process category (PROC):
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 20: Use of functional fluids in small devices
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
Process category (PROC):
PROC 23: Open processing and transfer operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature
Process category (PROC):
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
Process category (PROC):
PROC 25: Other hot work operations with metals
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Product category used:
PC 12: Fertilisers
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant to this use:
no