Agent Name

Iron, furnace

CAS Number

65996-67-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cast iron; Crude iron; Hochofen-Roheisen; Roheisen; Gusseisen; Hot metal; Pig iron; Iron; Liquid iron; [IUCLID]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Sources/Uses

Used for the extraction, refining, and processing of metals, as feedstock in electric arc furnaces, and in steel production; [IUCLID]

Comments

"TSCA Definition 2008: The metallic substance produced in a blast furnace or direct reduction furnace which contains over 90% iron." [ChemIDplus] See "Iron."

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