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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
Reference
Name:
Zirconium diboride - boundary composition
Type of composition:
boundary composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: particulate/powder
Reference substance:
Zirconium diboride - boundary composition
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial use as a powder for surface treatment, whole process.
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC4: Use of non-reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
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Name of activity / technique:
Industrial use as a powder for surface treatment, coating 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:
Loading of the coating process and unloading/removal of remaining material.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Product category used:
PC 0: Other: Unspecified
Sector of end use:
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Insignificant exposure via the following route:
inhalatory
Pattern of exposure:
accidental / infrequent

Uses at industrial sites

Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC6b: Use of reactive processing aid at industrial site (no inclusion into or onto article)
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Process category (PROC):
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
in a mixture
Subsequent service life relevant for this use:
no
Insignificant exposure via the following route:
oral
dermal
Insignificant release via the following route:
water
air
soil
Pattern of exposure:
continuous / frequent