Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis

Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis MSDS

 

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis

Catalog Codes: SLB4126

CAS#: 98-06-6

RTECS: CY9120000

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis

CI#: Not available.

Synonym: 2-Methyl-2-phenylpropane

Chemical Name: Not available.

Chemical Formula: C6H5C(CH3)3

 

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

Composition:

Name CAS # % by Weight

Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis 98-06-6 100

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis : ORAL (LD50): Acute: 500 mg/kg [Rat].

 

Section 3: Hazards Identification

Potential Acute Health Effects: No specific information is available in our database regarding the acute toxic effects of this

material for humans.

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.

 

Section 4: First Aid Measures

Eye Contact:

Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15

minutes. Get medical attention.

Skin Contact:

In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing

before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention.

Serious Skin Contact: Not available.

Inhalation:

If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical

attention.

Serious Inhalation:

Evacuate the victim to a safe area as soon as possible. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If

breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek medical

attention.

Ingestion:

Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious

person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar,

tie, belt or waistband.

Serious Ingestion: Not available.

 

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability of the Product: Flammable.

Auto-Ignition Temperature: 450C (842F)

Flash Points: CLOSED CUP: 60C (140F).

Flammable Limits: LOWER: 0.8% UPPER: 5.8%

Products of Combustion: These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2).

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not available.

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. Risks of explosion of the product in

presence of static discharge: Not available.

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:

Flammable liquid, insoluble in water. SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray or fog. Cool

containing vessels with water jet in order to prevent pressure build-up, autoignition or explosion.

Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.

Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.

 

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Small Spill: Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal.

Large Spill:

Toxic flammable liquid, insoluble or very slightly soluble in water. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition.

Stop leak if without risk. Absorb with DRY earth, sand or other non-combustible material. Do not get water inside container.

Do not touch spilled material. Prevent entry into sewers, basements or confined areas; dike if needed. Call for assistance on

disposal.

 

Section 7: Handling and Storage

Precautions:

Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not

breathe gas/fumes/ vapor/spray. Wear suitable protective clothing. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the

container or the label.

Storage:

Store in a segregated and approved area. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed and

sealed until ready for use. Avoid all possible sources of ignition (spark or flame).

 

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Controls:

Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapors below their respective

threshold limit value. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the work-station location.

Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat.

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:

Splash goggles. Full suit. Boots. Gloves. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE

handling this product.

Exposure Limits: Not available.

 

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical state and appearance: Liquid.

Odor: Aromatic. Benzene-like.

Taste: Not available.

Molecular Weight: 134.228 g/mole

Color: Clear Colorless.

pH (1% soln/water): Not applicable.

Boiling Point: 169C (336.2F)

Melting Point: -58C (-72.4F)

Critical Temperature: Not available.

Specific Gravity: 0.87 (Water = 1)

Vapor Pressure: 0.2 kPa (@ 20C)

Vapor Density: 4.62 (Air = 1)

Volatility: Not available.

Odor Threshold: Not available.

Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.

Ionicity (in Water): Not available.

Dispersion Properties: Not available.

Solubility: Insoluble in cold water, hot water.

 

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

Stability: The product is stable.

Instability Temperature: Not available.

Conditions of Instability: Not available.

Incompatibility with various substances: Not available.

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available.

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

Polymerization: Will not occur.

 

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Routes of Entry: Not available.

Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 500 mg/kg [Rat].

Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Other Toxic Effects on Humans: No specific information is available in our database regarding the other toxic effects of this

material for humans.

Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.

Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available.

 

Section 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity: Not available.

BOD5 and COD: Not available.

Products of Biodegradation:

Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The products of degradation are more toxic.

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

 

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal:

 

Section 14: Transport Information

DOT Classification:

CLASS 3: Flammable liquid. CLASS 6.1: Poisonous material.

Identification: : FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, POISONOUS, N.O.S. UNNA: UN1992 PG: III

Special Provisions for Transport: Not available.

 

Section 15: Other Regulatory Information

Federal and State Regulations:

Pennsylvania RTK: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis  Florida: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis  Massachusetts RTK: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis  TSCA 8(b) inventory:

Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis  TSCA 8(d) H and S data reporting: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis : 6/1/85

Other Regulations:

OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200). EINECS: This product is on the

European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances.

Other Classifications:

WHMIS (Canada):

CLASS B-2: Flammable liquid with a flash point lower than 37.8C (100F). CLASS D-1B: Material causing immediate and

serious toxic effects (TOXIC).

DSCL (EEC): R22- Harmful if swallowed.

HMIS (U.S.A.):

Health Hazard: 2

Fire Hazard: 2

Reactivity: 0

Personal Protection: a

National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):

Health: 2

Flammability: 2

Reactivity: 0

Specific hazard:

Protective Equipment:

Not applicable. Lab coat. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate. Safety glasses.

 

Section 16: Other Information

References: Not available.

Other Special Considerations: Not available.

Created: 10/09/2005 04:28 PM

Last Updated: 11/06/2008 12:00 PM