Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA)

CAS Number
79-94-7
Name
Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA)
SIN Groups
Bisphenols
(Poly)halogenated aromatics
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
For TBBPA reprotoxic and endocrine disruptive effects have been reported. It is persistent and widely detected in various human and environmental samples.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: 
CoRAP list
Registration information
Source: 
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1

Chemical information

EC number
201-236-9
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H400
H410
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
1000 - 10000 tonnes per annum
Possible uses
Source: Van der Ven et al (2008); KEMI - Rapport Nr 3/06; HSDB; www.inchem.com; www.chemicalland21.com; Danish Environmental Protection Agency
Polystyrenes, resins, adhesives, plastics; cicuit boards, household appliances; papers; TV; video; stereo; computers; laptops; mobile phones; remote controles; electric components, ABS plastic in covers for TV and other electronic equipment, household appliances, plastic piping, cars;
Technical function of substances
Source: KEMI - Rapport Nr 3/06, Van der Ven et al (2008)
Flame retardent, additive
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 8: Manufacture of  bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 19: Intermediate
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Registered use(s) - Article category (AC)
Source: ECHA
AC 13: Plastic articles
AC 2: Machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical/electronic 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 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 6c: Industrial use of monomers for manufacture of thermoplastics
ERC 6d: Industrial use of  process regulators for polymerisation processes in  production of resins, rubbers, polymers
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 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 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
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)
79-94-7

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
3M

3M Belgium BVBA/SPRL, Hermeslaan 7 1831 Diegem Belgium , , Belgium

3M Belgium BVBA/SPRL , Hermeslaan 7 1831 Diegem Belgium, , Belgium

Albemarle Corporation

ALBEMARLE CORP SOUTH PLANT, 2270 Highway 79 South, Magnolia, Columbia County, 71753-9129, AR, US, , USA

ALBEMARLE CORP SOUTH PLANT, 2270 Highway 79 South, Magnolia, Columbia, 71753-9129, AR, US, , USA

ALBEMARLE EUROPE SPRL, Parc Scientifique (Einstein) Rue du Bosquet 9 1348 LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Belgium , , Belgium

Chemtura

CHEMTURA CORPORATION, 199 Benson Road, Middlebury, New Haven, 06762-3218, CT, US, , USA

CHEMTURA CORPORATION, 199 Benson Road, Middlebury, US, , USA

Envigo

Envigo Consulting Limited, Woolley Road PE28 4HS Huntingdon United Kingdom , , United Kingdom

Envigo Consulting Limited, Woolley Road Alconbury PE28 4HS Huntingdon Cambridgeshire United Kingdom , , United Kingdom

Envigo Consulting Limited, Woolley Road Alconbury PE28 4HS Huntingdon Cambridgeshire United Kingdom , , United Kingdom

FBC

Red Orchid Consulting Oy Ltd, Viherkallionkuja 3 I 59 02710 Espoo Finland , , Finland

Henkel

Henkel Global Supply Chain B.V., Gustav Mahlerlaan 2970 1081 LA Amsterdam Netherlands , , Netherlands

Hexion

Hexion B.V., Seattleweg 17, building 4 3195 ND Pernis-Rotterdam Netherlands , , Netherlands

Huntsman International

HUNTSMAN CORPORATION - THE WOODLANDS CORPORATE SITE, 10003 Woodloch Forest Dr., The Woodlands, Montgomery, 77380, TX, US, , USA

HUNTSMAN CORPORATION - THE WOODLANDS CORPORATE SITE, 10003 Woodloch Forest Dr., The Woodlands, US, , USA

ICL Industrial Products

ICL Europe Coöperatief U.A. (OR1), Koningin Wilhelminaplein 30 Prinsenhof 1062 KR Amsterdam Netherlands , , Netherlands

ICL Europe Coöperatief U.A. (OR1) , Koningin Wilhelminaplein 30 Prinsenhof 1062 KR Amsterdam Netherlands, , Netherlands

ICL-IP AMERICA INC., 622 Emerson Road, Suite 500, St. Louis, St. Louis, 63141-6742, MO, US, , USA

ICL-IP AMERICA INC., 622 Emerson Road, Suite 500, St. Louis, US, , USA

Lanxess

Lanxess Deutschland GmbH, Kennedyplatz 1 50569 Köln Germany , , Germany

Lanxess Deutschland GmbH , Kennedyplatz 1 50569 Köln Germany, , Germany

LANXESS Sales Netherlands B.V., Ankerweg 18 1041AT Amsterdam Netherlands , , Netherlands

LANXESS SOLUTIONS UK LTD (US03), Tenax Road M17 1WT Manchester United Kingdom , , United Kingdom

LINTECH INTERNATIONAL

LINTECH INTERNATIONAL, INC., 7705 Ne Industrial Blvd, Macon, Bibb, 31216, GA, US, , USA

NAM & NAM International

NAM&NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str.80 44227 Dortmund Germany , , Germany

Nedastra Holding

Blue Cube Netherlands B.V., Axelsedam 3a 4531HH Terneuzen Netherlands , , Netherlands

Olin Corporation

OLIN CORPORATION, 190 Carondelet Plz, Clayton, St. Louis, 63105, MO, US, , USA

OLIN CORPORATION, 190 Carondelet Plz, Clayton, US, , USA

SABIC

SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, 1 Plastics Ave, Pittsfield, Berkshire, 01201, MA, US, , USA

SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, 1 Plastics Ave, Pittsfield, US, , USA

SABIC Innovative Plastics BV, Plasticslaan 1 4612 PX Bergen op Zoom Netherlands Netherlands , , Netherlands

SABIC Innovative Plastics Espana ScpA, Ctra. Cartagena-Alhama de Murcia km. 13. La Aljorra 30390 Cartagena Spain Spain , , Spain

Tosoh Corporation

TOSOH EUROPE B.V., Amstelplein 1 1096 HA Amsterdam Netherlands , , Netherlands

Source: ECHA