|Name:||1,2,4,5-Benzenetetracarboxylic anhydride, 99% Material Safety Data Sheet|
Synonym: Pyromellitic dianhydride
SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Risk Phrases: 36/37/38 42
SECTION 3 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION EMERGENCY OVERVIEW Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. May cause sensitization by inhalation.Moisture sensitive. Potential Health Effects
Causes eye irritation. Causes redness and pain.
Causes skin irritation. Causes redness and pain.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause nausea and vomiting.
Causes respiratory tract irritation. Similar compounds have caused asthma, cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, anemia, weakness chills, fever, aching muscles and joints. May lead to restrictive lung disease.
Chronic inhalation may cause effects similar to those of acute inhalation.
SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
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
Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not ingest or inhale. 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
Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low. Exposure Limits CAS# 89-32-7:
Russia: 5 mg/m3 TWA Personal Protective Equipment
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical State: Solid
Color: white to light beige
Odor: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 397 - 400 deg C @ 760.00mm Hg
Freezing/Melting Point: 283 - 286 deg C
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Flash Point: Not available.
Explosion Limits, lower: Not available.
Explosion Limits, upper: Not available.
Solubility in water: decomposes with water
Molecular Formula: C10H2O6
Molecular Weight: 218.12
SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid:
Incompatible materials, exposure to moist air or water.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials:
Strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases, alcohols.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION RTECS#: CAS# 89-32-7: DB9300000
CAS# 89-32-7: Draize test, rabbit, eye: 50 mg Severe; Oral, mouse: LD50 = 2400 mg/kg; Oral, rat: LD50 = 2250 mg/kg.
1,2,4,5-BENZENETETRACARBOXYLIC ANHYDRIDE - 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 Not regulated as a hazardous material. IMO Not regulated as a hazardous material. RID/ADR Not regulated as a hazardous material.
SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION European/International Regulations European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols: XI
R 36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. R 42 May cause sensitization by inhalation.
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. WGK (Water Danger/Protection) CAS# 89-32-7: 1 Canada CAS# 89-32-7 is listed on Canada's DSL List. CAS# 89-32-7 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List. US FEDERAL TSCA CAS# 89-32-7 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION