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Manufacture

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 17/18
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
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)
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent

Manufacture

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture of tungsten disulphide from tungsten metal: ERC 1
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Step 1: Transfer to the mixer: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 2: Mixing Operation: PROC 5
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Step 3: Furnace charging: PROC 26
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
Step 4: Heating process: PROC 27a
Process category (PROC):
PROC 27a: Production of metal powders (hot processes)
Name of activity / technique:
Step 5: Transfer of tungsten mixture to containers: PROC 8a
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 6: Maintenance: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Manufacture

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture of tungsten disulphide from tungsten materials: ERC 1
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Step 1: Transfer of substance (charging) at dedicated facilities. Tungsten containing raw material is received in sealed plastic drums or big bags and is being transferred to reactor by means of closed pneumatic transfer system. The duration of activity is around 1 hour and activity is conducted at room temperature.: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 2: Chemical production in closed process without likelihood of exposure. Batch conversion in closed batch reactor: PROC 1
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Step 3: Transfer of substance (discharging) at dedicated facilities. Discharge of product into standardized sealed plastic drums, duration is around half hour: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Manufacture

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture of tungsten disulphide from tungsten trioxide: ERC1
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Step 1: Transfer to the mixer: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 2: Mixing Operation: PROC 5
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Step 3: Furnace charging: PROC 26
Process category (PROC):
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
Name of activity / technique:
Step 4: Heating process PROC 27a
Process category (PROC):
PROC 27a: Production of metal powders (hot processes)
Name of activity / technique:
Step 5: Transfer of tungsten mixture to containers: PROC 8a
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 6: Maintenance: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Manufacture

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Manufacture of tungsten disulphide within catalyst or catalyst precursor
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Step 1: Transfer to the Mixer - Tungsten trioxide containing catalyst or catalyst precursor is received in sealed 200L metal drums or 1m³ flexible IBC and filled into a hopper by fork lift truck. Oxidic catalyst is conveyed into a mixer
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 2: Mixing + calcination + screening - Continuous blending of WO3 catalyst or catalyst precursor sulfur compounds followed by calcination to produce WS2 containing catalyst and screening prior to packaging
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:
Step 3: Packaging of tungsten disulphide containing catalyst into containers - Transfer of tungsten disulphide containing catalyst to 200L metal drums or 2m³ metal IBC
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Manufacture

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Production of tungsten disulphide containing catalysts: ERC1
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Step 1: Raw material delivery and handling: PROC 8a/8b, PROC 2, PROC 4
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
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
Name of activity / technique:
Step 2: Catalyst production: PROC 1, PROC2, PROC 3, PROC 4, PROC 14, PROC 27b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
PROC 27b: Production of metal powders (wet processes)
Name of activity / technique:
Step 3: Catalyst packaging: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 4: Maintenance and cleaning: PROC 2, PROC28
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Name of activity / technique:
Step 5: catalyst storage: PROC 2; PROC 3
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Manufacture

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Production of tungsten disulphide containing catalysts: ERC1
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Step 1: Raw material delivery and handling: PROC 8a/8b, PROC 2, PROC 4
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
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
Name of activity / technique:
Step 2: Catalyst production: PROC 1, PROC2, PROC 3, PROC 4, PROC 14, PROC 27b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
PROC 27b: Production of metal powders (wet processes)
Name of activity / technique:
Step 3: Catalyst packaging: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 4: Maintenance and cleaning: PROC 2, PROC 28.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Name of activity / technique:
Step 5: catalyst storage: PROC 2; PROC 3
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR

Manufacture

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:
Production of tungsten disulphide containing catalysts: ERC1
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC1: Manufacture of the substance
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Step 1: Raw material delivery and handling: PROC 8a/8b, PROC 2, PROC 4
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
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
Name of activity / technique:
Step 2: Catalyst production: PROC 1, PROC2, PROC 3, PROC 4, PROC 14, PROC 27b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
PROC 27b: Production of metal powders (wet processes)
Name of activity / technique:
Step 3: Catalyst packaging: PROC 8b
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Step 4: Maintenance and cleaning: PROC 2, PROC 28.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC28: Manual maintenance (cleaning and repair) of machinery
Name of activity / technique:
Step 5: catalyst storage: PROC 2; PROC 3
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Related assessment:
use assessed in a joint CSR