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Sorbic acid

Primary Chemical Name :

Primary Chemical Name is the standard name assigned to a chemical substance.

Sorbic acid
CAS Registry Number:

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We have assigned ID numbers (with 6 leading zeros or nines, e.g., 000000-xx-x or 999999-xx-x) for blends and chemicals that do not have CAS numbers.

EC Number:

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Synonyms are alternative names that represent the same chemical substance.

Sorbic acid;2,4-Hexadienoic acid, (2E,4E)-;Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid

SVHC is a substance (identified by the European Chemicals Agency) that may have serious and often irreversible effects on human health and the environment. SVHC are defined in Article 57 of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (“the REACH Regulation”) and include substances which are:
1.  Carcinogenic, Mutagenic or toxic to Reproduction (CMR), meeting the criteria for classification in category 1 or 2 in accordance with Directive 67/548/EEC or in category 1a or 1b in accordance with EC No 1272/2008This directive was recently replaced by the new EU regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
2.  Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic (PBT) or very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative (vPvB) according to the criteria in Annex XIII of the REACH Regulation, or
3.  Identified, on a case-by-case basis, from scientific evidence as causing probable serious effects to human health or the environment of an equivalent level of concern as those above (e.g. endocrine disrupters).


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Inside the Home

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Combat Max 12 Month Roach Killing Bait, Small Roaches-03/10/2015

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Combat Roach Killing Bait, Small Roaches-04/17/2015

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Combat Source Kill 2 Baits, Large Roaches-08/13/2014

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Combat Source Kill 4 Ant Bait-09/02/2014

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Combat Source Kill 5 Roach Bait, Small & Large Roaches-09/02/2014

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Combat Source Kill Max Ant Bait A1-08/14/2014

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Combat Source Kill Max Formula R1, Small Roach-08/13/2014

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Personal care
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