Substance Information

Naphthalene-2-sulphonic acid

EC / List no.: 204-375-3

CAS no.: 120-18-3

Mol. formula: C10H8O3S

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage and is suspected of causing cancer.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 10 000 to < 100 000 tonnes per annum.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, polymers, laboratory chemicals and adhesives and sealants.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: industrial abrasion processing with low release rate (e.g. cutting of textile, cutting, machining or grinding of metal).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material), fabrics, textiles and apparel (e.g. clothing, mattress, curtains or carpets, textile toys), leather (e.g. gloves, shoes, purses, furniture), paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper), rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys), wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys), plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones) and stone, plaster, cement, glass and ceramic used for large surface area articles (e.g. construction and building materials for floor coverings, isolation articles).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, polymers, adhesives and sealants, coating products, finger paints, inks and toners, leather treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes and textile treatment products and dyes.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work and printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, textile, leather or fur, wood and wood products, pulp, paper and paper products, rubber products and plastic products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers, leather treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, textile treatment products and dyes, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, finger paints and inks and toners.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and formulation in materials.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: leather treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, textile treatment products and dyes, polymers, washing & cleaning products, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay and adhesives and sealants.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur, chemicals and pulp, paper and paper products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), in processing aids at industrial sites, for thermoplastic manufacture and as processing aid.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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