boric oxide

CAS Number
1303-86-2
Name
boric oxide
SIN Groups
Boron 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
2009 October
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
Candidate list
Registration information
Source: ECHA
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Repr. 1B

Chemical information

Synonyms
diboron trioxide
EC number
215-125-8
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H360FD
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
1000 - 10000 tonnes per annum
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 11: Manufacture of rubber products
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
SU 13: Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products, e.g. plasters, cement
SU 14: Manufacture of basic metals, including alloys
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
SU 18: Manufacture of furniture
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 1: Agriculture, forestry and fishing
SU 20: Health services
SU 23: Electricity, steam, gas water supply and sewage treatment
SU 24: Scientific research and development
SU 2a: Mining (without offshore industries)
SU 2b: Offshore industries
SU 6a: Manufacture of wood and wood products
SU 6b: Manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products
SU 7: Printing and reproduction of recorded media
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 16: Heat transfer fluids
PC 17: Hydraulic fluids
PC 18: Ink and toners
PC 19: Intermediate
PC 1: Adhesives, sealants
PC 20: Products such as ph-regulators, flocculants, precipitants, neutralisation agents
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
PC 23: Leather tanning, dye, finishing, impregnation and care products
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
PC 25: Metal working fluids
PC 26: Paper and board dye, finishing and impregnation products: including bleaches and other processing aids
PC 29: Pharmaceuticals
PC 30: Photo-chemicals
PC 31: Polishes and wax blends
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
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 39: Cosmetics, personal care products
PC 3: Air care products
PC 4: Anti-freeze and de-icing products
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
PC 8: Biocidal products (e.g. disinfectants, pest control)
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
PC 9b: Fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay
Registered use(s) - Article category (AC)
Source: ECHA
AC 10: Rubber articles
AC 11: Wood articles
AC 13: Plastic articles
AC 1: Vehicles
AC 2: Machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical/electronic articles
AC 3: Electrical batteries and accumulators
AC 4: Stone, plaster, cement, glass and ceramic articles
AC 5: Fabrics, textiles and apparel
AC 6: Leather articles
AC 7: Metal articles
AC 8: Paper articles
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC  7: Industrial use of substances in closed systems
ERC 10a: Wide dispersive outdoor use of long-life articles and materials with low release
ERC 10b: Wide dispersive outdoor use of long-life articles and materials with high or intended release (including abrasive processing)
ERC 11a: Wide dispersive indoor use of long-life articles and materials with low release
ERC 11b: Wide dispersive indoor use of long-life articles and materials with high or intended release (including abrasive processing)
ERC 12a: Industrial processing of articles with abrasive techniques (low release)
ERC 12b: Industrial processing of articles with abrasive techniques (high 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 6c: Industrial use of monomers for manufacture of thermoplastics
ERC 8a: Wide dispersive indoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8b: Wide dispersive indoor use of reactive substances in open systems
ERC 8c: Wide dispersive indoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 8d: Wide dispersive outdoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8e: Wide dispersive outdoor use of reactive substances in open systems
ERC 8f: Wide dispersive outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 9a: Wide dispersive indoor use of substances in closed systems
ERC 9b: Wide dispersive outdoor use of substances in closed systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
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 16: Using material as fuel sources, limited exposure to unburned product to be expected
PROC 17: Lubrication at high energy conditions and in partly open process
PROC 18: Greasing at high energy conditions
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 20: Heat and pressure transfer fluids in dispersive, professional use but closed systems
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 25: Other hot work operations with metals
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)
1303-86-2

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
ADVANCED MICRONUTRIENT PRODUCTS

ADVANCED MICRONUTRIENT PRODUCTS - REESE FACILITY, 2405 W Vassar Rd, Reese, Saginaw, 48757, MI, , USA

Albemarle Corporation

ALBEMARLE CATALYSTS COMPANY B.V., Nieuwendammerkade 1-3 PO Box 37650, 1030 BE, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ALBEMARLE CORP BAYPORT PLANT, 13000 Bay Park Rd, Pasadena, Harris, 77507-1104, TX, , USA

ALLIED MINERAL PRODUCTS

ALLIED MINERAL PRODUCTS INC., 2700 Scioto Pky., Columbus, Franklin, 43221-4660, OH, , USA

AMERICAN BORATE COMPANY

AMERICAN BORATE COMPANY, 4100 Buell St, Chesapeake, Chesapeake, 23324, VA, , USA

BASF

BASF Nederland B.V., Groningensingel 1 Postbus 1019,6801, MC Arnhem, Netherlands

Chevron

Advanced Refining Technologies GmbH, In der Hollerhecke 1,67539, Worms, Germany

CMK

CMK, s.r.o., Sandricka 30,96681, Zarnovica, Slovakia

CPH Chemicals

CPH Chemicals BV, Amsterdamseweg 204A, 1182HL, Amstelveen, Netherlands

Etimine

ETIMINE SA, 204, Zone Industrielle Scheleck 2, L-3225, Bettembourg Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Grace

Advanced Refining Technologies GmbH, In der Hollerhecke 1,67539, Worms, Germany

GRACE GmbH & Co. KG, In der Hollerhecke 1,67545, Worms, Germany

GRACE GmbH & Co. KG (OR 4), In der Hollerhecke 1,67545, Worms, Germany

Haldor Topsøe

Haldor Topsoe A/S, Nymøllevej 50, DK28000, Lyngby, Denmark

HARKE Group

HARKE Chemicals GmbH, Xantener Str.1,45479, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Honeywell International

Honeywell Belgium NV OR-1200, Interleuvenlaan 15i, B-3001, Heverlee, Belgium

Merck

Merck KGaA, Frankfurter Strasse,64293, Darmstadt, Germany

Nirma

OR SEARLES VALLEY MINERALS, 164 avenue Joseph Kessel Centre d'affaires Parkile - Bat 2,78960, Voisins Le Bretonneux, France

Porocel

CATALYST RECOVERY EUROPE S.A., 420, Route de Longwy,4832, Rodange, Luxembourg

Rio Tinto Group

Borax Europe Limited, 6 St. James's Square, SW1Y 4AD, London, United Kingdom

U.S. BORAX INC., 14486 Borax Road, Boron, Kern, 93516, CA, , USA

Royal Dutch Shell

CRI Catalyst Company Belgium NV, Ringvaartweg-Wondelgem,4, B-9032, Wondelgem, Belgium

SABIC

SABIC Petrochemicals B.V., Europaboulevard 1, 6135 LD, Sittard, Netherlands

Saint-Gobain

CERTAINTEED CORP, 17775 Avenue 23 1/2, Chowchilla, Madera, 93610-9758, CA, , USA

Service Provider

REACH24H CONSULTING GROUP, Suite 1E, Paramount Court, Corrig Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18, Dublin, Ireland

Welmet

Welmet AB, Nordenflychtsvägen 64, 5tr, 112 51, Stockholm, Sweden

Source: ECHA