Carbon tetrachloride (CTC)

CAS Number
56-23-5
Name
Carbon tetrachloride (CTC)
SIN Groups
(Poly)halogenated alkanes
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic. It has been detected in ground and surface waters.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2019 November
REACH status, appears on
Source: 
CoRAP list
Registration information
Source: 
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Acute Tox. 3
Acute Tox. 3
Carc. 2
STOT RE 1
Aquatic Chronic 3
Ozone 1

Chemical information

Synonyms
Carbon tetrachloride crude; Carbon tetrachloride technical; Perchloromethane
EC number
200-262-8
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H301
H311
H331
H351
H372
H412
H420
Registered production volume
Source: 
1 000-10 000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Has been detected in ground and surface waters
Possible uses
Source: 
Carbon tetrachloride (CTC) is a solvent. It is an intermediate used in the manufacturing of other chemicals, such as chlorofluorocarbons. CTC is also used as an adhesive, in dry cleaning, in fire extinguishers, and in agricultures
Technical function of substances
Source: 
Solvent; Adhesive
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