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CAS No.: 55079-83-9
Synonyms:
Formula: C21H26O3
Exact Mass: 326.18800
Molecular Weight: 326.42900
PSA: 46.53000
LogP: 5.16700
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Section 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE
  Product identifiers
    Product name        : Acitretin    
    CAS-No.        : 55079-83-9    
  

Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  Classification of the substance or mixture
  Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]
    Skin irritation (Category 2)
    Eye irritation (Category 2)
    Reproductive toxicity (Category 1B)
    Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 1)
    Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 1)
  Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC
    May cause harm to the unborn child. Irritating to eyes and skin. Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may
    cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
  Label elements
  Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [CLP]
    Pictogram
    Signal word        Danger    
    Hazard statement(s)
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    May damage fertility or the unborn child.
    Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
    Precautionary statement(s)
    Obtain special instructions before use.
    Avoid release to the environment.
    P305 + P351 + P338        IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove    
    contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    P308 + P313        IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.    
    Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
    Supplemental Hazard        none    
    Statements
  According to European Directive 67/548/EEC as amended.
    Hazard symbol(s)
    R-phrase(s)
    R61        May cause harm to the unborn child.    
    R36/38        Irritating to eyes and skin.    
    R50/53        Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in    
    the aquatic environment.
    S-phrase(s)
    S53        Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.    
    S26        In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and    
    seek medical advice.
    S45        In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately    
    (show the label where possible).
    S60        This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.    
    S61        Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety    
    data sheets.
    Restricted to professional users.
  Other hazards - none

Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
  Substances
    Synonyms        : 9-(4-Methoxy-2,3,6-trimethylphenyl)-3,7-dimethylnona-2,4,6,8-tetraenoic    
    acid
    Formula        : C21H26O3    
    Molecular Weight        : 326,43 g/mol    
    Component        Concentration    
  etretin
    CAS-No.        55079-83-9        -    
    EC-No.        259-474-4    

Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
  Description of first aid measures
  General advice
    Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
  If inhaled
    If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
  In case of skin contact
    Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
  In case of eye contact
    Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
  If swallowed
    Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
  Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
    Cough, wheezing, respiratory distress, Diarrhoea
  Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
    no data available

Section 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
  Extinguishing media
  Suitable extinguishing media
    Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
  Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
    Carbon oxides
  Advice for firefighters
    Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
  Further information
    no data available

Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
  Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
    Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure
    adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.
  Environmental precautions
    Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the
    environment must be avoided.
  Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
    Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed
    containers for disposal.
  Reference to other sections
    For disposal see section 13.

Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
  Precautions for safe handling
    Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.Avoid exposure - obtain special
    instructions before use.
    Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.Normal measures for preventive fire
    protection.
  Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
    Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
    Light sensitive. Store under inert gas. Moisture sensitive.
  Specific end uses
    no data available

Section 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
  Control parameters
  Components with workplace control parameters
  Exposure controls
  Appropriate engineering controls
    Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and
    at the end of workday.
  Personal protective equipment
  Eye/face protection
    Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166 Use equipment for eye protection tested
    and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
  Skin protection
    Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique
    (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of
    contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
    Wash and dry hands.
    The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and
    the standard EN 374 derived from it.
  Body Protection
    impervious clothing, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the
    concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
  Respiratory protection
    Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face particle
    respirator type N100 (US) or type P3 (EN 143) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering
    controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use
    respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such
    as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  Information on basic physical and chemical properties
    a) Appearance        Form: solid    
    b) Odour        no data available    
    c) Odour Threshold        no data available    
    d) pH        no data available    
    e) Melting point/freezing        228 - 230 °C    
    point
    f) Initial boiling point and no data available
    boiling range
    g) Flash point        no data available    
    h) Evaporation rate        no data available    
    i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
    j) Upper/lower        no data available    
    flammability or
    explosive limits
    k) Vapour pressure        no data available    
    l) Vapour density        no data available    
    m) Relative density        no data available    
    n) Water solubility        0,00007 g/l at 25 °C    
    o) Partition coefficient: n- log Pow: 6,40
    octanol/water
    p) Autoignition        no data available    
    temperature
    q) Decomposition        no data available    
    temperature
    r) Viscosity        no data available    
    s) Explosive properties        no data available    
    t) Oxidizing properties        no data available    
  Other safety information
    no data available

Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
  Reactivity
    no data available
  Chemical stability
    no data available
  Possibility of hazardous reactions
    no data available
  Conditions to avoid
    no data available
  Incompatible materials
    Strong oxidizing agents
  Hazardous decomposition products
    Other decomposition products - no data available

Section 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Information on toxicological effects
  Acute toxicity
    LD50 Oral - rat - > 4.000 mg/kg
  Skin corrosion/irritation
    Moderate skin irritation
  Serious eye damage/eye irritation
    Moderate eye irritation
  Respiratory or skin sensitization
    no data available
  Germ cell mutagenicity
    no data available
  Carcinogenicity
    IARC:        No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as    
    probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
  Reproductive toxicity
    Presumed human reproductive toxicant
  Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
    no data available
  Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
    no data available
  Aspiration hazard
    no data available
  Potential health effects
  Inhalation        May be harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.    
  Ingestion        May be harmful if swallowed.    
  Skin        May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation.    
  Eyes        Causes serious eye irritation.    
  Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
    Cough, wheezing, respiratory distress, Diarrhoea
  Additional Information
    RTECS: Not available

Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Toxicity
    Toxicity to fish        LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - > 101,0 mg/l - 96,0 h    
    Toxicity to daphnia and EC0 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - < 0,2 mg/l - 48,0 h
    other aquatic
    invertebrates
    Toxicity to algae        EC50 - Desmodesmus subspicatus (green algae) - > 1,2 mg/l - 72,0 h    
  Persistence and degradability
    Biodegradability
  Bioaccumulative potential
    no data available
  Mobility in soil
    no data available
  Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
    no data available
  Other adverse effects
    Very toxic to aquatic life.

Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
  Waste treatment methods
  Product
    Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed
    professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a
    combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.
  Contaminated packaging
    Dispose of as unused product.

Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
  UN number
    ADR/RID: 3077        IMDG: 3077        IATA: 3077    
  UN proper shipping name
    ADR/RID: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (etretin)
    IMDG: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (etretin)
    IATA:        Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s. (etretin)    
  Transport hazard class(es)
    ADR/RID: 9        IMDG: 9        IATA: 9    
  Packaging group
    ADR/RID: III        IMDG: III        IATA: III    
  Environmental hazards
    ADR/RID: yes        IMDG Marine pollutant: yes        IATA: yes    
  Special precautions for user
  Further information
    EHS-Mark required (ADR 2.2.9.1.10, IMDG code 2.10.3) for single packagings and combination
    packagings containing inner packagings with Dangerous Goods > 5L for liquids or > 5kg for solids.

Section 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
    This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
  Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
    no data available
  Chemical Safety Assessment


SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
N/A

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