Substance Information

Tetramethyl 2,2'-[1,4-phenylenebis[imino(1-acetyl-2-oxoethane-1,2-diyl)azo]]bisterephthalate

EC / List no.: 271-176-6

CAS no.: 68516-73-4

Mol. formula:

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According to the notifications provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations no hazards have been classified.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

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: coating products, inks and toners and polymers.
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

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) and of articles where the substances are not intended to be released and where the conditions of use do not promote release.
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 complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles and machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery) and plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners and fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work and printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: fabricated metal products, machinery and vehicles and chemicals.
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: coating products, inks and toners, polymers, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, adhesives and sealants, biocides (e.g. disinfectants, pest control products), finger paints, fertilisers, metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, leather treatment products, lubricants and greases, metal working fluids, paper chemicals and dyes, plant protection products, polishes and waxes 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: polymers, coating products, inks and toners, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay, finger paints, adhesives and sealants, metal surface treatment products and non-metal-surface treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction, formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: plastic products, chemicals, textile, leather or fur, wood and wood products, rubber products, fabricated metal products and machinery and vehicles.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites 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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