Substance Information

Potassium hydrogen oxalate

EC / List no.: 204-873-0

CAS no.: 127-95-7

Mol. formula: C2HKO4

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS07: Health hazard

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is harmful if swallowed and is harmful in contact with skin.

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 professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), 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

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: coating products, non-metal-surface treatment products, polishes and waxes and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
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, 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: non-metal-surface treatment products, pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals, washing & cleaning products, water softeners and water treatment chemicals.
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: non-metal-surface treatment products and polishes and waxes.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and building & construction work.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, of substances in closed systems with minimal release and 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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