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Sodium salts of [[(phosphonomethyl)imino]bis[ethane-2,1-diylnitrilobis(methylene)]]tetrakisphosphonic acid (1-3 Na:1)

EC / List no.: 701-215-9

CAS no.: -

Mol. formula:

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GHS05: Corrosive

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye damage, may be corrosive to metals and causes skin irritation.

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: fertilisers, washing & cleaning products, coating products, cosmetics and personal care products, polishes and waxes and water softeners.
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: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and 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: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material), metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery) and wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: water softeners, washing & cleaning products, air care products, coating products, fertilisers, polishes and waxes and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing and building & construction work.
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: water softeners, pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals, washing & cleaning products, textile treatment products and dyes, leather treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, polishes and waxes, coating products, fertilisers and cosmetics and personal care products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: water softeners, pH regulators and water treatment products, water treatment chemicals and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment and mining.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: textile, leather or fur, pulp, paper and paper products, food products, metals, fabricated metal products, machinery and vehicles and furniture.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

Manufacture

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

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