Naphthalene concentrate is a solid white to yellowish substance with characteristic odour, with high content of naphthalene. It is manufactured by distillation of pyrolysis gas oil at ethylene production. Naphthalene concentrate is harmful to human health and very toxic to aquatic organisms.
The product can only be used as an intermediate for the manufacture of other chemical substances as defined in Article 3 (15) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 REACH and strictly controlled conditions defined in Article 18 (4) of REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 must be observed. The product must not be used in any other way.
The product is classified as hazardous pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 CLP.
|Inseparable components content*
|Substances lighter than naphthalene
|Substances heavier than naphthalene
* relative volatility to naphthalene 1,0
Packaging, Storage, Transportation
Naphthalene concentrate must be stored in tightly closed containers. It is delivered in steel railway tanks.