Substance Information

Docosanoic acid

EC / List no.: 204-010-8

CAS no.: 112-85-6

Mol. formula: C22H44O2

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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 ≥ 1 000 to < 10 000 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: adhesives and sealants, perfumes and fragrances, cosmetics and personal care products, air care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), plant protection products, pharmaceuticals, polishes and waxes and washing & cleaning 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.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. release from fabrics, textiles during washing, removal of indoor paints).
This substance is intended to be released from scented: clothes, eraser, toys and CDs.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, polishes and waxes, pH regulators and water treatment products, cosmetics and personal care products, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), laboratory chemicals, plant protection products and perfumes and fragrances.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing, formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, food products, textile, leather or fur and machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites.
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: pH regulators and water treatment products, leather treatment products and polymers.
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, washing & cleaning products, polymers, textile treatment products and dyes, pH regulators and water treatment products and lubricants and greases.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging, agriculture, forestry and fishing and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, food products, textile, leather or fur and machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles and as processing aid.
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).

Manufacture

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

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