Naphthalene

CAS Number
91-20-3
Name
Naphthalene
SIN Groups
Polyaromatics
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Naphtalene is classified as possible carcinogen (C2) and very toxic to aquatic organisms. It has been reported to have endocrine disrupting effects and it has been detected in the environment and humans.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
CoRAP list
Registration information
Source: ECHA
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Carc. 2
Acute Tox. 4 *
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1

Chemical information

Synonyms
Naphthalene; Naftalen; Antimite; naphthalin; naphthene; tar camphor
EC number
202-049-5
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H351
H302
H400
H410
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
100000 - 1000000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, in drinking water, surface waters, snow, soil, sediment, air, som foods, fish and shellfish, in seals, in human breast milk and adipose tissue. Comment: the most abundant polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon component(s) of crude oil, released from combustion of wood and fossil fuels.
Possible uses
Source: HSDB; US EPA; Toxnet; LTU
HSDB, Kokel et al 2006, Preuss et al 2003, Stohs et al 2003; Environment Canada
motor oil, fireworks, glue for fluorinated plastics, tires, inpregnated wood Insecticide, chemical industry, moth balls, toilet deodorants, air fresheners, pyrotechnics; in wood preservatives, driveway sealants; fuel additives
Technical function of substances
Source: HSDB; US EPA; Toxnet; LTU
smokegenerator, degradation preventer, solvent in glues, wood preservative, pesticide, Intermediate, starting material; binder, antiseptic, deodorizer/ flavouring agent, solvent/carrier, fuel additive, disinfectant/ repellent
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 5: Manufacture of textiles, leather, fur
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 11: Explosives
PC 19: Intermediate
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC 10b: Wide dispersive outdoor use of long-life articles and materials with high or intended release (including abrasive processing)
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 4: Industrial use of processing aids in processes and products, not becoming part of articles
ERC 6a: Industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates)
ERC 9b: Wide dispersive outdoor use of substances in closed systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 14: Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation 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 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)
91-20-3

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
Acton Technologies

Acton Technologies Limited, Kilfinny n/a Adare Co Limerick Ireland , , Ireland

AGROFERT Group

DEZA a.s., Masarykova 753 75701 Valasske Mezirici Czech Republic , , Czech Republic

Allied Carbon Trading

Allied Carbon Trading Ltd., 10 Glencarron Close BB3 3RF Hoddlesden Darwen Lancashire United Kingdom , , United Kingdom

ASAHI GLASS CO

AGC CHEM AMER INC BUS & TECH CTR, 55 E Uwchlan Ave, Exton, Chester, 19341, PA, US, , USA

BASF

BASF IMPORTS PART 1, 100 Park Ave, Florham Park, Morris, 07932, NJ, US, , USA

BASF IMPORTS PART 1, 100 Park Ave, Florham Park, US, , USA

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

BASF IMPORTS PART 3A, 100 Park Ave, Florham Park, US, , USA

BASF SE, Carl-Bosch-Str. 38 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein Rheinland-Pfalz Germany , , Germany

BASF SE , Carl-Bosch-Str. 38 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein Rheinland-Pfalz Germany, , Germany

Bilbaina de Alquitranes

BILBAINA DE ALQUITRANES, S.A., OBISPO OLAECHEA, 49 48903 LUCHANA-BARACALDO VIZCAYA Spain , , Spain

Black Diamond Capital Management

TFL ITALIA SpA, Via dei Campacci 11 20010 Buscate MI Italy , , Italy

TFL Ledertechnik GmbH, Peter-Krauseneck-Strasse 16 79618 Rheinfelden Germany , , Germany

TFL Ledertechnik GmbH , Peter-Krauseneck-Strasse 16 79618 Rheinfelden Germany, , Germany

COOPERS CREEK CHEMICAL

COOPERS CREEK CHEM CORP/CONSHOHOCKEN, 844 River Rd, West Conshohocken, Montgomery, 19428, PA, US, , USA

Eni

ENI TRADING & SHIPPING INC, 1200 Smith St, Houston, Harris, 77002, TX, US, , USA

Evonik Industries

EVONIK CORPORATION, 299 Jefferson Rd, Parsippany, Morris, 07054, NJ, US, , USA

EVONIK CORPORATION, 299 Jefferson Rd, Parsippany, US, , USA

ExxonMobil

EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL COMPANY, 22777 Springwoods Village Pkwy, Spring, Harris, 77389, TX, US, , USA

EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL COMPANY, 22777 Springwoods Village Pkwy, Spring, US, , USA

GEO Specialty Chemicals

GEO SPECIALTY CHEMICALS INC, 701 Wissahickon Ave., Cedartown, Polk, 30125, GA, US, , USA

Group Recochem

LUYTEN SA, Roi Chevalier, 1 5024 Marche-les-Dames NAMUR Belgium , , Belgium

Industrial Química del Nalón (NalonChem)

Industrial Quimica del Nalon, S.A., Avda. Galicia 31 33005 Oviedo Asturias Spain , , Spain

Innospec

INNOSPEC FUEL SPECIALTIES, LLC, 8310 S Valley Hwy Rd, Englewood, Arapahoe, 80112, CO, US, , USA

Kao Group

Kao Chemicals Europe, S.L. (2), Puig dels Tudons, 10 08210 Barbera del Valles Barcelona Spain , , Spain

KING INDUSTRIES

KING INDUSTRIES, INC., Science Road, Norwalk, Fairfield, 06852, CT, US, , USA

Koppers

Koppers Denmark ApS, Avernakke 5800 Nyborg Denmark , , Denmark

KOPPERS INC, 7540 Nw St Helens Rd, Portland, Multnomah, 97210, OR, US, , USA

KOPPERS INC, 810 Koppers Road, Follansbee, Brooke, 26037, WV, US, , USA

KOPPERS INC., 3900 S Laramie Ave, Cicero, Cook, 60804, IL, US, , USA

Lanxess

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

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

Metinvest Group

Metinvest International Italia Srl - Ink, Via Antonio Salieri, 36 37050 Vallese di Oppeano (VR) Italy , , Italy

MIECO

MIECO INC, 301 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, Los Angeles, 90802, CA, US, , USA

Monument Chemical

MONUMENT CHEMICAL BAYTOWN LLC, 5501 W. Baker Road, Baytown, Harris, 77520, TX, US, , USA

Motiva Enterprise

MOTIVA ENTERPRISES LLC NORCO REFINERY, 15536 River Road, Norco, St. Charles, 70079-2537, LA, US, , USA

NAM & NAM International

Nam & Nam Europe GmbH, Emil-Figger-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(072) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil - Figge - Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(079) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(059) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(012) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(020) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(028) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(033) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(062) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(090) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(1007) Germany , , Germany

NAM & NAM Europe GmbH, Emil-Figge-Str. 80 44227 Dortmund(8027) Germany , , Germany

NEYRA INDUSTRIES

NEYRA INDUSTRIES INC, 10700 Evendale Drive, Cincinnati, Hamilton, 45241-2552, OH, US, , USA

NEYRA INDUSTRIES INC, 10700 Evendale Drive, Cincinnati, US, , USA

NEYRA INDUSTRIES INC, 200 Ironhorse Dr, Hutto, Williamson, 78634-4077, TX, US, , USA

NEYRA INDUSTRIES INC, 27 Industrial Dr, Hamilton, Mercer, 08619, NJ, US, , USA

NEYRA INDUSTRIES INC, 27 Industrial Dr, Hamilton, US, , USA

OCEAN INVESTMENTS

Irving Oil Terminals Inc., 190 Commerce Way, Portsmouth, Rockingham, 03801, NH, US, , USA

Orlen

Unipetrol RPA, Litvinov - Zaluzi 1 43670 Litvinov Czech Republic , , Czech Republic

RADIAC ABRASIVES

RADIAC ABRASIVES INC, 1015 S. College Ave., Salem, Marion, 62881-2499, IL, US, , USA

Royal Dutch Shell

SHELL NORCO CHEMICAL PLANT EAST SITE, 15536 River Road, Norco, St. Charles, 70079-2537, LA, US, , USA

RSI ChemRep Europe

RSI ChemRep Europe Ltd (S001), 27-30 Merchants Quay Merchants House 8 Dublin Ireland , , Ireland

RÜTGERS Group

RAIN CARBON BVBA, Vredekaai 18 9060 Zelzate Belgium , , Belgium

RÜTGERS Germany GmbH, Kekulestr. 30 44579 Castrop-Rauxel Germany , , Germany

Service Provider

Sustainability Support Services (Europe) AB, Markaskälsvägen 6 22647 Lund Sweden , , Sweden

Sustainability Support Services (Europe) AB , Markaskälsvägen 6 22647 Lund Sweden, , Sweden

Sigma-Aldrich

SIGMA-ALDRICH CHEMIE GMBH, Riedstrasse 2 89555 Steinheim Germany , , Germany

SIGMA-ALDRICH CHEMIE GMBH , Riedstrasse 2 89555 Steinheim Germany, , Germany

The Carlyle Group

AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS, Applied Corporate Center, Glen Mills, Delaware, 19342, PA, US, , USA

World Fuel Services

WESTERN PETROLEUM COMPANY, 605 Highway 169 N, Plymouth, Hennepin, 55441, MN, US, , USA

WORLD FUEL SERVICES, INC., 9800 Nw 41st Street, Miami, Dade, 33178, FL, US, , USA

Source: ECHA