Carbon dioxide (CO2)

CAS Number



  • colourless and odourless gas

Main sources

  • furnaces and heating systems (combustion processes)
    motorised road transport (combustion processes)

Thresholds for the reporting requirement of facilities in accordance with Annex 2 PRTRO

(Ordinance on the Register relating to Pollutant Release and the Transfer of Waste and of Pollutants in Waste Water)

  • Air               100,000,000 kg/year
  • Water           -
  • Soil               -


  • not toxic to humans and animals in normally occurring concentrations
  • important greenhouse gas

Status and changes

Further information

Last modification 04.07.2018

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