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Statistics in brief - Use of substances as components of chemical products

About 84,000 chemical products have been reported to the Products Register in 2010. Almost 15,000 different substances are reported as components in these products.

Graph - Use of substances as components of chemical products.

Source: Products Register, Swedish Chemicals Agency, 2010. 

Use of substances as components of chemical products 2010
 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total number of substances

No. of substancesNo. of products
5,044 1
4,663 2 - 5
3,786 6 - 50
1,086 51 - 500
155 > 500
14,734  

Source: Products Register, Swedish Chemicals Agency, 2010.

Generally speaking, most substances are used in a small number of chemical products. One third is used in only one chemical product on the Swedish market. Only 155 substances are present in more than 500 products.

Please note that the intervals for number of products are of various lengths.