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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

Diss Factsheets

Physical & Chemical properties

Appearance / physical state / colour

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Administrative data

Link to relevant study record(s)

Description of key information

The appearance/physical state description is taken from the Merck Index, which is a peer reviewed encyclopedia and is commonly accepted as trustworthy. Furthermore, it is suggested as useful reference book in REACh endpoint specific guidance chapter R. 7A p. 18.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:

Additional information

As stated in the Merck Index, activated charcoal consists of "black, porous solid, course granules or powder".