Substance Information

1,4-dihydroxyanthraquinone

EC / List no.: 201-368-7

CAS no.: 81-64-1

Mol. formula: C14H8O4

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Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is very toxic to aquatic life and is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 100 to < 1 000 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: explosives.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: 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: 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) and outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: 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) and wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: fuels, coating products, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners, polymers, metal surface treatment products, textile treatment products and dyes, heat transfer fluids, hydraulic fluids and lubricants and greases.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur and wood and wood 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), outdoor use as processing aid, indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters) and 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: explosives, inks and toners, pH regulators and water treatment products, polymers, leather treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes and textile treatment products and dyes.
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: paper chemicals and dyes, heat transfer fluids, hydraulic fluids, lubricants and greases, fuels, oil and gas exploration or production products, coating products, leather treatment products, textile treatment products and dyes, inks and toners and polymers.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, textile, leather or fur, pulp, paper and paper products and wood and wood products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites, of substances in closed systems with minimal release and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

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

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