AZODICARBONAMIDE

What is it?

“Azodicarbonamide, also called C,C’-azodi(formamide) and azo(bis)formamide, is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C2H4O2N4. It is a yellow to orange-red, odorless, crystalline powder.” Wikipedia

What are the effects?

This substance belongs to the groups:

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) identifies that azodicarbonamide “may cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.”

Azodicarbonamide is on ECHA Candidate List of “Substances of very High Concern.”

How is it used?

Azodicarbonamide have a wide variety of applications. You can for example find the substance in shoe soles, corrosion protectors, artificial leather, sport equipment, packaging, sewage pipes and household products.

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