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Manufacture, use & exposure

Uses by professional workers

Use name:
Thickener for greases
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Thickener for greases
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC8a: Widespread use of non-reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, indoor)
ERC8d: Widespread use of non-reactive processing aid (no inclusion into or onto article, outdoor)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
Thickener for greases
Process category (PROC):
PROC 6: Calendering operations
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
Product category used:
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
Sector of end use:
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
Related assessment:
use not assessed

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