Chloro alkanes (CxH(2x-y+2)Cly; with x=10 to 13)

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  • mixture of various substances
  • viscous, clear, yellowish, odourless liquid
  • low solubility

Main sources

  • metal industry
  • plastics
  • paints
  • surface coatings
  • sealants
  • leather and textile industries

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                -
  • Water          1 kg/year
  • Soil              1 kg/year


  • not very toxic to humans and animals
  • very toxic to aquatic organisms
  • high degree of bioaccumulation

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    Last modification 04.07.2018

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