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Use communication; Supported uses

Details of the Uses for each of our products can be obtained by accessing the relevant links shown below.

Basic chemicals

Please follow the Steps 1- 3 to determine whether your Use is included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet.

Step 1: Open the relevant "Generic use mapping” table for the product(s) which you purchase from ExxonMobil and locate the columns on the right hand side, headed “Products Covered” to find the exact product(s) you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES Title/Scope. The scope of each title is described using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Chemical Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC) .

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘Products Covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in its registration dossier.

Performance Fluids

The REACH regulation requires that manufacturers and importers to include a list of supported uses (and exposure scenarios) in their REACH registration dossiers and extended safety data sheets. ExxonMobil consulted with its own customers through early 2008 until 30th November 2009 to identify and create a consolidated list of uses for its Performance Fluids products. Our entire Performance Fluids portfolio are now identified with an end-use code as well as a product registration number.
Click here for a direct access to information on supported uses for each of our products in the Performance Fluids portfolio:

https://www.productsafetyguide.com/en/Regulations/Chemical_management_programs/REACH_in_Europe/C_L_of_our_products_in_REACH

It is anticipated that the vast majority of applications are adequately described . However, in the unlikely case that your application is not covered, then it is recommended that you communicate it to your ExxonMobil contact as soon as possible to provide details of the additional use that you would like ExxonMobil and/or its suppliers to consider.

Plasticisers and Chemical Intermediates

Plasticizer and Chemical Intermediate products sold by ExxonMobil Chemical affiliates in Europe are predominantly categorized as an Intermediate or deemed in accordance with directive 67/548/EC, directive 1999/45/EC and directive 1272/2008 (CLP) to be non-hazardous and further do not meet the criteria for being declared a PBT or vPvB. As such, there is no obligation under the REACH legislation to have to communicate uses along the supply chain. The corresponding list of products is displayed below:Jayflex DINP

  • Jayflex DIDP
  • Jayflex DIUP
  • Jayflex DTDP
  • Exxal 8
  • Exxal 9 (Intermediate registration)
  • Exxal 10
  • Exxal 11
  • Neo Pentanoic Acid (Intermediate registration)
  • Neo Decanoic Acid
  • Vammar D10
  • Heptene (Intermediate registration)
  • Nonene (Intermediate registration)
  • Tetrammer (Intermediate registration)

For customers of Exxal 13 Alcohol:
Please follow the Steps 1- 3 to determine whether your Use is included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet.

Step 1: Open the "Generic use mapping” table for Exxal 13 Alcohol and locate the columns on the right hand side, headed “Products Covered” to find the exact product(s) you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES Title/Scope. The scope of each title is described using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Chemical Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC) .

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘Products Covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in its registration dossier.

Polyethylene (PE)

There is no obligation for ExxonMobil to communicate uses along the supply chain for our Polyethylene products or preparations sold by ExxonMobil Chemicals affiliates in Europe. These products are deemed in accordance with directive 67/548/, directive 1999/45/EC and directive 1272/2008 (CLP) to be non-hazardous and further do not meet the criteria for being declared a PBT or vPvB.

Polypropylene (PP)

There is no obligation for ExxonMobil to communicate uses along the supply chain for our Polypropylene products or preparations sold by ExxonMobil Chemicals affiliates in Europe. These products are deemed in accordance with directive 67/548/, directive 1999/45/EC and directive 1272/2008 (CLP) to be non-hazardous and further do not meet the criteria for being declared a PBT or vPvB.

Adhesion Industry Business (AIB)

All of the Adhesion Industry Business products or preparations sold by ExxonMobil Chemical affiliates in Europe as of the REACH deadline registration date of November 30, 2010, are deemed in accordance with directive 67/548/EC, directive 1999/45/EC and directive 1272/2008 (CLP) to be non-hazardous, and further do not meet the criteria for being declared a PBT or vPvB. Therefore there is no obligation under the REACH legislation to have to communicate uses along the supply chain.

 

Specialty Elastomers Business (SEB)

With the exception of Santoprene TPV Flame Retardant / Electrical grades and Geolast TPV grades, all of the Specialty Elastomer products or preparations sold by ExxonMobil Chemical affiliates in Europe are deemed in accordance with directive 67/548/EC, directive 1999/45/EC and directive 1272/2008 (CLP) to be non-hazardous and further do not meet the criteria for being declared a PBT or vPvB. Therefore there is no obligation under the REACH legislation to have to communicate uses along the supply chain.

For customers of Santoprene TPV Flame Retardant / Electrical grades and Geolast TPV grades only
Please follow the Steps 1- 3 to determine whether your Use is included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet.

Step 1: Open the relevant "Generic use mapping” table for the Santoprene TPV Flame Retardant / Electrical grades and Geolast TPV grades and locate the columns on the right hand side, headed “Products Covered” to find the exact product(s) you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES Title/Scope. The scope of each title is described using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Chemical Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC) .

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘Products Covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in its registration dossier.

Synthetics

With the exception of Santoprene TPV Flame Retardant / Electrical grades and Geolast TPV grades, all of the Specialty Elastomer products or preparations sold by ExxonMobil Chemical affiliates in Europe are deemed in accordance with directive 67/548/EC, directive 1999/45/EC and directive 1272/2008 (CLP) to be non-hazardous and further do not meet the criteria for being declared a PBT or vPvB. Therefore there is no obligation under the REACH legislation to have to communicate uses along the supply chain.

For customers of Santoprene TPV Flame Retardant / Electrical grades and Geolast TPV grades only
Please follow the Steps 1- 3 to determine whether your Use is included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet.

Step 1: Open the relevant "Generic use mapping” table for the Santoprene TPV Flame Retardant / Electrical grades and Geolast TPV grades and locate the columns on the right hand side, headed “Products Covered” to find the exact product(s) you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES Title/Scope. The scope of each title is described using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Chemical Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC) .

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘Products Covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in its registration dossier.

Butyl

With the exception of Exxcore™ DVA resins, all of the Butyl Polymer products or preparations sold by ExxonMobil Chemical affiliates in Europe are deemed in accordance with directive 67/548/EC, directive 1999/45/EC and directive 1272/2008 (CLP) to be non-hazardous and further do not meet the criteria for being declared a PBT or vPvB. As such, there is no obligation under the REACH legislation to have to communicate uses along the supply chain.

For customers of Exxcore™ DVA resins only
Please follow the Steps 1- 3 to determine whether your Use is included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet.

Step 1: Open the relevant "Generic use mapping” table for Exxore™ DVA and locate the columns on the right hand side, headed “Products Covered” to find the exact product(s) you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES Title/Scope. The scope of each title is described using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Chemical Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC) .

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘Products Covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in its registration dossier.

Fuels Marketing & Fuels Products

The REACH regulation requires that manufacturers and importers include a list of supported uses (and exposure scenarios) in their REACH registration dossiers and extended safety data sheets. ExxonMobil consulted with its own customers through early 2008 until 30th November 2009 and industry consortia (CONCAWE for main fuel grades and LOA for petroleum gases) to identify and create a consolidated list of uses for its fuels products that was consistent within the petroleum industry. Effective April 2011, these supported uses have been incorporated into our new extended Safety Data Sheets, which are distributed to our customers and also available on our ExxonMobil internet website.

Please follow the steps below to determine whether your use is included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in our new extended Safety Data Sheet:

Step 1: Go to the ExxonMobil (Material) Safety Data Sheet internet website (www.msds.exxonmobil.com) and search for the relevant extended Safety Data Sheet by selecting the name and required language for the product that you purchase.

Step 2: The supported uses are located in Section 1.2 entitled “RELEVANT IDENTIFIED USES OF THE SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE AND USES ADVISED AGAINST”. The scope of each title is described using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Chemical Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC) in the exposure scenario annex of the extended Safety Data Sheet.

Step 3: If you find that your use is covered by the provided REACH Use Descriptors, there is no need to take any further action with ExxonMobil with respect to Use Communication for that particular product.

Step 4: It is anticipated that the vast majority of applications will be adequately described by Steps 1-3. However, in the unlikely case that your application is not covered, then it is recommended that you contact ExxonMobil by e-mail at reach.rs.supply@exxonmobil.com as soon as possible to provide details of the additional use that you would like ExxonMobil and/or its suppliers to consider.

 

Finished Lubricants / Car Care

Please follow the Steps 1-4 to determine whether your Use will be included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet when it becomes available.

Step 1: Refer to the "Generic Use mapping for Lubricants" or "Generic Use Mapping for Car Care Products" to locate the ExxonMobil product you purchase (these will be displayed in alphabetical order). The Generic Uses (GU) which have been assigned to the product and the associated Application categories are shown by a tick mark in the applicable column.

Step 2: Refer to the "Generic Use Description for Lubricants" or " Generic Use Description for Car Care products" to identify the General Scope and the REACH Use Descriptor information:  Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Product Category (PC), Environmental Release Category (ERC) allocated to the specific Generic Use (GU) identified in Step 1. For easier reference, you may want to print both tables.

Step 3If your product Use is covered by the provided REACH Use Descriptors, there is no need to take further action since your Use will be covered by ExxonMobil and/or its upstream suppliers in their registration dossier.

Step 4: It is anticipated that the vast majority of your applications will be adequately described by Steps 1-3. However, in the unlikely case that your application is not covered, then it is recommended that you email the ExxonMobil Lubes and Specialties REACH team at reach-l&s@exxonmobil.com as soon as possible. They will be able to assist you in collecting the relevant information that ExxonMobil and/or its suppliers may require to consider your Use. 

There is only a limited time window for you to provide this information. We would therefore encourage you to address this matter promptly as there is no obligation for us to consider Use communication received after Nov 30th 2009 for substances requiring REACH registration in 2010. If you feel uncomfortable with sharing Use information not already listed, you can conduct your own Chemical Safety Assessment which must be submitted to the European Chemicals Agency.

Further information with respect to Use can be found on the ATIEL Website.

 

Asphalt / Bitumen

Please follow the Steps 1-4 to determine whether your Use will be included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet when it becomes available.

Step 1: Refer to the "Generic Use mapping table for Bitumen"

Step 2: The supported uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the headings ‘Generic Use Title’ and ‘Use Description’. The scope of each title is then further described in subsequent columns using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors:

Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Product Category (PC), Environmental Release Category (ERC).

Step 3: If you find your Use or combination of Uses for the product you purchase from us covered by the provided REACH Use Descriptors, there is no need to take any further action with ExxonMobil with respect to Use Communication for bitumen products.

Step 4: It is anticipated that the vast majority of applications will be adequately described by Steps 1-3. However, in the unlikely case that your application is not covered, then it is recommended that you e-mail the ExxonMobil Lubes & Specialties REACH team at REACH-L&S@ExxonMobil.com as soon as possible. They will be able to assist you by collecting the relevant information that ExxonMobil may require to consider your Use.

There is only a limited time window for you to provide this information. We would therefore encourage you to address this matter promptly as there is no obligation for us to consider Use communication received after Nov 30th 2009 for substances with a REACH registration deadline in 2010. If you feel uncomfortable with sharing Use information not already listed, you can conduct your own Chemical Safety Assessment which must be submitted to the European Chemicals Agency.

 

Basestocks

Please follow the Steps 1-4 to determine whether your Use will be included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet when it becomes available.

Step 1: Refer to the "Generic Use mapping table for Basestocks" and locate the columns on the right hand side of the page headed “Products Covered” to find the ExxonMobil product you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES title and scope.  The scope of each title is then further described in subsequent columns using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC).

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘products covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in the registration dossier. If you find that your product / Use combination is covered by the provided REACH Use Descriptors, there is no need to take any further action with ExxonMobil with respect to Use Communication for that particular product / product family.

Step 4: It is anticipated that the vast majority of applications will be adequately described by Steps 1-3. However, in the unlikely case that your application is not covered, then it is recommended that you e-mail the ExxonMobil Lubes and Specialties REACH team at REACH-L&S@ExxonMobil.com as soon as possible.  They will be able to assist you by collecting the relevant information that ExxonMobil may require to consider your Use. 

There is only a limited time window for you to provide this information. We would therefore encourage you to address this matter promptly as there is no obligation for us to consider Use communication received after Nov 30th 2009 for substances with a REACH registration deadline in 2010. If you feel uncomfortable with sharing Use information not already listed, you can conduct your own Chemical Safety Assessment which must be submitted to the European Chemicals Agency.

 

White oils

Please follow the Steps 1-4 to determine whether your Use will be included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet when it becomes available.

Step 1: Refer to the "Generic Use mapping table for White Oils" and locate the columns on the right hand side of the page headed “Products Covered” to find the ExxonMobil product you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES title and scope.  The scope of each title is then further described in subsequent columns using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC).

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘products covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in the registration dossier. If you find that your product / Use combination is covered by the provided REACH Use Descriptors, there is no need to take any further action with ExxonMobil with respect to Use Communication for that particular product / product family.

Step 4: It is anticipated that the vast majority of applications will be adequately described by Steps 1-3. However, in the unlikely case that your application is not covered, then it is recommended that you e-mail the ExxonMobil Lubes and Specialties REACH team at REACH-L&S@ExxonMobil.com as soon as possible.  They will be able to assist you by collecting the relevant information that ExxonMobil may require to consider your Use. 

There is only a limited time window for you to provide this information. We would therefore encourage you to address this matter promptly as there is no obligation for us to consider Use communication received after Nov 30th 2009 for substances with a REACH registration deadline in 2010. If you feel uncomfortable with sharing Use information not already listed, you can conduct your own Chemical Safety Assessment which must be submitted to the European Chemicals Agency.

 

Waxes

Please follow the Steps 1-4 to determine whether your Use will be included as a Supported Use in our REACH registration and in the new extended Safety Data Sheet when it becomes available.

Step 1: Refer to the "Generic Use mapping table for Paraffin Waxes”  or “Generic Use mapping table for Slack Waxes” or “Generic Use mapping table for Foots Oils" and locate the columns on the right hand side of the page headed “Products Covered” to find the ExxonMobil product you purchase.

Step 2: The supported Uses (titles and a short description) are located on the left hand side of the table under the heading GES title and scope.  The scope of each title is then further described in subsequent columns using the applicable REACH Use Descriptors: Sector of Use (SU), Process Category (PROC), Product Category (PC) and Environmental Release Category (ERC).

Step 3: A tick mark under the ‘products covered’ column will indicate that ExxonMobil is planning to include this use in the registration dossier. If you find that your product / Use combination is covered by the provided REACH Use Descriptors, there is no need to take any further action with ExxonMobil with respect to Use Communication for that particular product / product family.

Step 4: It is anticipated that the vast majority of applications will be adequately described by Steps 1-3. However, in the unlikely case that your application is not covered, then it is recommended that you e-mail the ExxonMobil Lubes and Specialties REACH team at REACH-L&S@ExxonMobil.com as soon as possible.  They will be able to assist you by collecting the relevant information that ExxonMobil may require to consider your Use. 

There is only a limited time window for you to provide this information. We would therefore encourage you to address this matter promptly as there is no obligation for us to consider Use communication received after Nov 30th 2009 for substances with a REACH registration deadline in 2010. If you feel uncomfortable with sharing Use information not already listed, you can conduct your own Chemical Safety Assessment which must be submitted to the European Chemicals Agency.

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