|Name:||2,6-Dimethyl-1,4-hydroquinone Material Safety Data Sheet|
SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Risk Phrases: 22 38 41 60
SECTION 3 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION EMERGENCY OVERVIEW Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to skin. Risk of serious damage to eyes. May impair fertility. Potential Health Effects
Risk of serious damage to eyes.
Causes skin irritation.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water. Remove all contaminated clothing immediately.
Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician:
SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Limits CAS# 654-42-2: Personal Protective Equipment
SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical State: Crystals
Color: white - white to beige
Odor: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point: 149 - 154 deg C
Autoignition Temperature: > 500 deg C (> 932.00 deg F)
Flash Point: > 100 deg C (> 212.00 deg F)
Explosion Limits, lower: Not available.
Explosion Limits, upper: Not available.
Solubility in water: 10g/l water (20c)
Molecular Formula: C8H10O2
Molecular Weight: 138.17
SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Conditions to Avoid:
Incompatibilities with Other Materials:
Acids, bases, oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, phenol.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported
SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION RTECS#: CAS# 654-42-2: MX5900000
CAS# 654-42-2: Oral, mouse: LD50 = 186 mg/kg.
2,6-Dimethyl-1,4-hydroquinone - Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, or NTP.
See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION IATA No information available. IMO No information available. RID/ADR No information available.
SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION European/International Regulations European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols: T
R 22 Harmful if swallowed. R 38 Irritating to skin. R 41 Risk of serious damage to eyes. R 60 May impair fertility.
S 53 Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use. S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. S 37/39 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection. S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). WGK (Water Danger/Protection) CAS# 654-42-2: No information available. Canada CAS# 654-42-2 is listed on Canada's NDSL List. CAS# 654-42-2 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List. US FEDERAL TSCA CAS# 654-42-2 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION