Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis
Catalog Codes: SLB4126
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis
CI#: Not available.
Chemical Name: Not available.
Chemical Formula: C6H5C(CH3)3
Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
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
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.
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.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical
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
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: 450°C (842°F)
Flash Points: CLOSED CUP: 60°C (140°F).
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.
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
Section 7: Handling and Storage
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.
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
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: 169°C (336.2°F)
Melting Point: -58°C (-72.4°F)
Critical Temperature: Not available.
Specific Gravity: 0.87 (Water = 1)
Vapor Pressure: 0.2 kPa (@ 20°C)
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
Section 14: Transport Information
CLASS 3: Flammable liquid. CLASS 6.1: Poisonous material.
Identification: : FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, POISONOUS, N.O.S.
Special Provisions for Transport: Not available.
Section 15: Other Regulatory Information
Federal and State Regulations:
Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis TSCA 8(d) H and S data reporting: Tert-Butyl Benzene For Synthesis : 6/1/85
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.
CLASS B-2: Flammable liquid with a flash point lower than 37.8°C (100°F). CLASS D-1B: Material causing immediate and
serious toxic effects (TOXIC).
DSCL (EEC): R22- Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard: 2
Fire Hazard: 2
Personal Protection: a
National Fire Protection Association (
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