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A new Data Availability System is being developed by ECHA. To begin with this system will take over the responsibility of making REACH registration data available, once it is ready. We expect the first version to be publicly available by the end of January 2024.

Since ECHA aims to devote our maximum effort to this new system, we can no longer maintain REACH registration data on the current Dissemination Platform. As such once the IUCLID format change begins on 19th May 2023 we will no longer update REACH registered substance factsheets. The factsheets will remain online, but will not be updated.

As a consequence, REACH registration data will likewise not be updated in Infocards, Brief Profiles, the Advanced search, or the Nanomaterials on the EU market portal. We will inform you of what you can expect in the new System, along with details of when and where to find it.

We appreciate your understanding in the meantime.

Aluminium oxide

EC/List no: 215-691-6 CAS no: 1344-28-1
REACH Registration Yes
EU cosmetics inventory Yes
Belgian nano inventory Yes
French nano inventory Yes
Belgian inventory ≥ 1000 to < 10000 tonnes per annum
French inventory ≥ 100 to < 1000 tonnes per annum
Uses information
Environmental release category ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 3: Formulation in materials
ERC 5: Industrial use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 8a: Wide dispersive indoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8f: Wide dispersive outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 12a: Industrial processing of articles with abrasive techniques (low release)
Article Category AC 0: Other
AC 1: Vehicles
AC 2: Machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical/electronic articles
AC 4: Stone, plaster, cement, glass and ceramic articles
AC 5: Fabrics, textiles and apparel
AC 7: Metal articles
AC 10: Rubber articles
AC 13: Plastic articles
Product Category PC 0: Other
PC 1: Adhesives, sealants
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
PC 9b: Fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay
PC 14: Metal surface treatment products
PC 18: Ink and toners
PC 19: Intermediate
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
PC 27: Plant protection products
PC 29: Pharmaceuticals
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
PC 34: Textile dyes, and impregnating products
PC 35: Washing and cleaning products
PC 39: Cosmetics, personal care products
Process Category PROC 0: Other
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment condition
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
PROC 14: Tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation, granulation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 26: Handling of solid inorganic substances at ambient temperature
PROC 27b: Production of metal powders (wet processes)
Sector of Use SU 0: Other
SU 5: Manufacture of textiles, leather, fur
SU 8: Manufacture of bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 9: Manufacture of fine chemicals
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 11: Manufacture of rubber products
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
SU 13: Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products, e.g. plasters, cement
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
SU 19: Building and construction work
SU 24: Scientific research and development
Belgian Inventory Uses (NACE) AC 0
AC 1
AC 4
AC 5
ERC 12b
PC 1
PC 14
PC 15
PC 19
PC 21
PC 29
PC 34
PC 39
PC 9a
PC 9b
SU 0
SU 10
SU 13
SU 17
SU 24
SU 5
SU 8
REACH Nanoform Characterisation
Nanoform type
Crystallinity Structure
Shape category
Specific surface area
Surface treatment / functionalisation
Surface treating agent ID