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Aminoiminomethanesulphinic acid

EC / List no.: 217-157-8

CAS no.: 1758-73-2

Mol. formula: CH4N2O2S

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Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is harmful if swallowed, causes serious eye damage, is harmful if inhaled, may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, causes skin irritation and may cause respiratory irritation.

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, in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: textile treatment products and dyes and washing & cleaning products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters).

Article service life

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).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper).

Widespread uses by professional workers

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.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, pH regulators and water treatment products, leather treatment products, lubricants and greases, textile treatment products and dyes and fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
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: pH regulators and water treatment products, textile treatment products and dyes, coating products, leather treatment products, lubricants and greases, paper chemicals and dyes and washing & cleaning products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: pulp, paper and paper products, textile, leather or fur and chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as processing aid, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), in the production of articles and in processing aids at industrial sites.

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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