Cobalt sulphate

CAS Number
Cobalt sulphate
SIN Groups
Cobalt compounds
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Classified CMR according to Annex VI of Regulation 1272/2008
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
Candidate list
Registration information
Source: ECHA
Full registration, Intermediate registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Carc. 1B
Muta. 2
Repr. 1B
Acute Tox. 4 *
Resp. Sens. 1
Skin Sens. 1
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1

Chemical information

Cobaltsulfat; Sulfato de cobalto; Sulfate de cobalt
EC number
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
10000 - 100000 tonnes per annum
Possible uses
Source: US NTP; Ravensdown NZ
Porcelain, glass, batteries, paints, inks, linoluem, varnishes, ceramics, enamels, glazes, mineral supplement for animals, beer, fertilizers
Technical function of substances
Source: US NTP; Ravensdown NZ
pigment, electroplating, drying agent, drier for lithographic inks, varnishes, paints, and linoleum. coloring agent in ceramics, enamels, glazes, and porcelain. mineral supplement, foam stabilizer. Fertilizer
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 13: Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products, e.g. plasters, cement
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 1: Agriculture, forestry and fishing
SU 24: Scientific research and development
SU 8: Manufacture of  bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 9: Manufacture of fine chemicals
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 12: Fertilisers
PC 14: Metal surface treatment products, including galvanic and electroplating products
PC 15: Non-metal-surface treatment products
PC 18: Ink and toners
PC 19: Intermediate
PC 20: Products such as ph-regulators, flocculants, precipitants, neutralisation agents
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
PC 29: Pharmaceuticals
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
PC 33: Semiconductors
PC 34: Textile dyes, finishing and impregnating products
including bleaches and other processing aids
PC 35: Washing and cleaning products (including solvent based products)
PC 37: Water treatment chemicals
PC 38: Welding and soldering products (with flux coatings or flux cores.), flux products
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
Registered use(s) - Article category (AC)
Source: ECHA
AC 2: Machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical/electronic articles
AC 3: Electrical batteries and accumulators
AC 4: Stone, plaster, cement, glass and ceramic articles
AC 7: Metal articles
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC 10a: Wide dispersive outdoor use of long-life articles and materials with low release
ERC 11a: Wide dispersive indoor use of long-life articles and materials with low release
ERC 12a: Industrial processing of articles with abrasive techniques (low release)
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 3: Formulation in materials
ERC 4: Industrial use of processing aids in processes and products, not becoming part of articles
ERC 5: Industrial use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 6a: Industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates)
ERC 6b: Industrial use of reactive processing aids
ERC 8b: Wide dispersive indoor use of reactive substances in open systems
ERC 8e: Wide dispersive outdoor use of reactive substances in open systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 14: Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 22: Potentially closed processing operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature. Industrial setting
PROC 23: Open processing and transfer operations with minerals/metals at elevated temperature
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
PROC 27a: Production of metal powders (hot processes)
PROC 2: Use in closed, continuous  process with occasional controlled exposure
PROC 3: Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes for formulation of preparations and articles (multistage and/or significant contact)
PROC 6: Calendering operations
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)


Company Group
Company Name

ALTICHEM, 4 Rue Jacques Vaucanson,95310, SAINT-OUEN-L'AUMÔNE VAL D'OISE, France


Anglo American Reach Limited, 19 Carlton House Terrace London, SW1Y 5AN, London, United Kingdom


APEX MATERIAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, 10 Industry Ave, Joliet, Will, 60435, IL, , USA


BASF IMPORTS PART 3A, 100 Park Ave, Florham Park, Morris, 07932, NJ, , USA


BRENNTAG PACIFIC INC, 10747 Patterson Place, Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, 90670-4043, CA, , USA


CP Chemicals, 28960 Lakeland Blvd., Wickliffe, Lake, 44092, OH, , USA


FREEPORT COBALT AMERICAS, INC., 333 N Central Ave, Phoenix, Maricopa, 85004, AZ, , USA

Freeport Cobalt Oy, Kobolttiaukio 1,67900, KOKKOLA, Finland

Freeport Cobalt Oy (OR of Tenke Fungurume Mining S.A.R.L.), Kobolttiaukio 1,67900, KOKKOLA, Finland


Glencore International Import BV, Blaak 31, 3011 GA, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Glencore Nikkelverk AS, Vesterveien 31,4606, Kristiansand, Norway


ICoNiChem Widnes Ltd, Moss Bank Road WA8 0RU Widnes Cheshire, , United Kingdom

Norilsk Nickel

Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy, Teollisuuskatu 1, FI-29200, Harjavalta, Finland

OM Group

OMG AMERICAS, 811 Sharon Dr, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, 44145, OH, , USA


PALM COMMODITIES INTERNATIONAL, 1289 Bridgestone Pky., La Vergne, Rutherford, 37086-3510, TN, , USA

PALM COMMODITIES INTERNATIONAL, INC., 1717 Jp Hennessey Drive, Lavergne, Davidson, 37086-3526, TN, , USA

Service Provider


momaja s.r.o., Karolinská 650/1, 186 00, Prague 8, Czech Republic

SHEPHERD Chemical Company

SHEPHERD CHEMICAL CO, 2803 Highland Ave, Cincinnati, Hamilton, 45212, OH, , USA


STILLWATER MINING - METALLURGICAL COMPLEX, 1891 E 1st Ave S, Columbus, Stillwater, 59019, MT, , USA

Todini Group

TODINI AND CO. SPA, Corso Milano 46 B,20900, MONZA ITALIA, Italy


Umicore NV/SA, Rue du Marais 31,1000, Brussels, Belgium

UMICORE SPECIALTY CHEMICALS - ARAB, 1951 Guntersville Road, Arab, Marshall, 35016-3993, AL, , USA

Vital Materials

Vital MATERIALS EUROPE BVBA, Pegasuslaan, 5 1830, Diegem, Belgium

Source: ECHA