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Tetraethyllead

EC / List no.: 201-075-4

CAS no.: 78-00-2

Mol. formula: C8H20Pb

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Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is fatal if swallowed, is fatal in contact with skin, is fatal if inhaled, may damage fertility or the unborn child, is very toxic to aquatic life and may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

At least one company has indicated that the substance classification is affected by impurities or additives.

This substance is covered by several Harmonised Classifications and Labelling's (CLH) entries approved by the European Union. Differentiating between the different CLH's entries requires manual verification. To know more about the CLH please visit the C&L Inventory.

  • R

Toxic to Reproduction

  • Substance of very high concern (SVHC) and included in the candidate list for authorisation.

This substance has not been registered under the REACH Regulation, therefore as yet ECHA has not received any data about this substance from registration dossiers.

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

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

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: fuels.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: fuels.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: fuels.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

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.

Manufacture

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

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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