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Benzaldehyde

EC / List no.: 202-860-4

CAS no.: 100-52-7

Mol. formula: C7H6O

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is harmful if swallowed.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance may damage the unborn child and is suspected of damaging fertility, is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes serious eye irritation, is harmful if inhaled, causes skin irritation, may cause respiratory irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

At least one company has indicated that the substance classification is affected by impurities or additives.

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Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Toxic to Reproduction

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 10 000 to < 100 000 tonnes per annum.

This substance is used by consumers, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, 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: cosmetics and personal care products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid.

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: laboratory chemicals and water treatment chemicals.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: .
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: perfumes and fragrances, pharmaceuticals 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 has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: 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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