Substance Information

Benzyl acetate

EC / List no.: 205-399-7

CAS no.: 140-11-4

Mol. formula: C9H10O2

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According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

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: washing & cleaning products, air care products, polishes and waxes, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), cosmetics and personal care products and plant protection products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.
This substance is intended to be released from scented: clothes, paper products and CDs.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), perfumes and fragrances, polishes and waxes, plant protection products and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development and agriculture, forestry and fishing.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, food products and mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
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 as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, air care products, polishes and waxes, perfumes and fragrances, cosmetics and personal care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products) and plant protection products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, perfumes and fragrances, air care products, polymers, cosmetics and personal care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products) and polishes and waxes.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, food products and mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites.

Manufacture

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

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