Substance Information

Slimes and Sludges, blast furnace and steelmaking

The wetted particulate matter recovered by wet collection techniques, including pollution abatement equipment, for the recovery of materials such as iron sinter dust, blast furnace dust, steelmaking dust, and mill scale.

EC / List no.: 266-006-2

CAS no.: 65996-73-8

Mol. formula:

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According to the notifications provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations no hazards have been classified.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 100 000 to < 1 000 000 tonnes per annum.

This substance is used in articles, in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used in articles, in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation in materials, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.
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).

Widespread uses by professional workers

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: metals, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay and fertilisers.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metals, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay and fertilisers.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement) and metals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), in the production of articles, formulation in materials 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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