Registration Dossier

Manufacture, use & exposure

Formulation

Formulation

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported <10tonnes/year per registrant
Use name:
Agriculture: Over 95% of the manufactured FBS Transit is exported to the United States. In the US, it is used as an inert ingredient in agricultural fertilizers. FBS Transit, and natural organic matter in general, has been shown to assist plants in the uptake of nutrients and increase their tolerance to abiotic stress (heat, drought, saline irrigation waters, etc.). For export, FBS Transit is packaged into 1040 L totes (bulk containers) and shipped via a container on a ship.
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
After manufacture, FBS Transit is stored in 1040 L totes until export, as described in the manufacturing process.
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Contributing activity / technique for workers
Name of activity / technique:
After manufacture, FBS Transit is stored in 1040 L totes until export, as described in the manufacturing process.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Product category formulated:
PC 12: Fertilisers
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
in a mixture