Cobalt carbonate

CAS Number
Cobalt carbonate
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
2009 October
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
Resp. Sens. 1
Skin Sens. 1
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1

Chemical information

EC number
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
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 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 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 37: Water treatment chemicals
PC 38: Welding and soldering products (with flux coatings or flux cores.), flux products
PC 7: Base metals and alloys
Registered use(s) - Article category (AC)
Source: ECHA
AC 2: Machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical/electronic articles
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 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
5N Plus

5N Plus Belgium SA, rue de la station, 7 1495 Tilly Région wallonne, , Belgium

Albemarle Corporation

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


TDY INDUSTRIES LLC (DBA ATI FIRTH STERLING), 7300 Highway 20 West, Huntsville, Madison, 35806-2063, AL, , USA


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

ERAMET group

ERAMET SA, 33 avenue du Maine,75755, Paris, France


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

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


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

Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey Chemicals GmbH, Wardstrasse 17, D-46446, Emmerich, Germany

OM Group

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


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

Toda Kogyo

Toda kogyo Europe GmbH, Marienstr.32,40210, Dusseldorf Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany


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

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


Vale Europe Limited, Acton Refinery Bashley Road, NW10 6SN, London GB, United Kingdom

Vale Nouvelle Caledonie SAS, Acton Refinery Bashley Road, NW10 6SN, London GB, United Kingdom

Source: ECHA