SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product name: 4-Methoxyphenol
Revision number: 5
Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
PHYSICAL HAZARDS Not classified
Acute toxicity (Oral) Category 4
Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2A
Acute aquatic hazard
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Pictograms or hazard symbols
Signal word Warning
Harmful if swallowed
Causes skin irritation
Causes serious eye irritation
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Harmful to aquatic life
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Avoid release to the environment.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Wear protective gloves/eye protection/face protection.
[Response] IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses,
if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
[Disposal] Dispose of contents/container through a waste management company authorized by
the local government.
Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
CAS Number: 150-76-5
Hydroquinone Monomethyl Ether , 4-Hydroxyanisole , MEHQ
Chemical Formula: C7H8O2
Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
Skin contact: Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Gently wash with plenty of
soap and water. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Eye contact: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present
and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Most important White spot lesion
Protection of first-aiders: A rescuer should wear personal protective equipment, such as rubber gloves and air-
Section 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing Dry chemical, foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
Precautions for firefighters: Fire-extinguishing work is done from the windward and the suitable fire-extinguishing
method according to the surrounding situation is used. Uninvolved persons should
evacuate to a safe place. In case of fire in the surroundings: Remove movable
containers if safe to do so.
Special protective When extinguishing fire, be sure to wear personal protective equipment.
equipment for firefighters:
Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, Use personal protective equipment. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.
protective equipment and Entry to non-involved personnel should be controlled around the leakage area by
emergency procedures: roping off, etc.
Environmental precautions: Prevent product from entering drains.
Methods and materials for Sweep dust to collect it into an airtight container, taking care not to disperse it.
containment and cleaning Adhered or collected material should be promptly disposed of, in accordance with
up: appropriate laws and regulations.
Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Handling is performed in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective equipment.
Prevent dispersion of dust. Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
Use a local exhaust if dust or aerosol will be generated.
Advice on safe handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Conditions for safe storage, including any
Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool and dark place.
Store away from incompatible materials such as oxidizing agents.
Comply with laws.
Section 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Engineering controls: Install a closed system or local exhaust as possible so that workers should not be
exposed directly. Also install safety shower and eye bath.
Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection: Dust respirator. Follow local and national regulations.
Eye protection: Safety glasses. A face-shield, if the situation requires.
Skin and body protection: Protective clothing. Protective boots, if the situation requires.
Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state (20°C): Solid
Form: Crystal- Powder
White - Pale reddish yellow
pH: No data available
Melting point/freezing point:57°C
Boiling point/range: 243°C
Flash point: No data available
Flammability or explosive
Lower: No data available
Upper: No data available
Vapour pressure: 1.1Pa/25°C
Vapour density: 4.29
Relative density: No data available
[Water] Soluble (40000mg/L, 25°C)
Very soluble: Ether, Acetone, Ethyl acetate
Soluble: Methanol, Benzene, Ethanol
Log Pow: 1.34
Autoignition temperature: 408°C
Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under proper conditions.
Possibility of hazardous No special reactivity has been reported.
Incompatible materials: Oxidizing agents, Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides, Bases
Hazardous decomposition Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide
Section 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute Toxicity: ipr-mus LD50:250 mg/kg
orl-rat LD50:1600 mg/kg
Skin corrosion/irritation: skn-rbt 6 g/12D-I MLD
Serious eye No data available
Germ cell mutagenicity: dni-hmn-lym 25 umol/L
IARC = No data available
NTP = No data available
Reproductive toxicity: No data available
RTECS Number: SL7700000
Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Fish: No data available
Crustacea: No data available
Algae: No data available
Persistence / degradability: 86% (by BOD), 100% (by HPLC), 99% (by TOC)
Mobility in soil
Log Pow: 1.34
55.7, 90, 170
Soil adsorption (Koc):
5.41 x 10-2
Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local regional authorities. You may be able to dissolve or mix material
with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber system.
Observe all federal, state and local regulations when disposing of the substance.
Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Hazards Class: Does not correspond to the classification standard of the United Nations
Section 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Safe management ordinance of dangerous chemical product (State Council announces on January 26, 2002
and revised on February 16,2011): Safe use and production, the storage of a dangerous chemical, transport,
loading and unloading were prescribed.
SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION