|BENZOFURAN||ICSC: 0388 (July 2002)|
| CAS #: 271-89-6
| UN #: 1993
|EC Number: 205-982-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Above 56°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 56°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||See Effects of long-term or repeated exposure.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Well closed. Cool.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Explosive limits are unknown in literature, although the substance is combustible and has a flash point < 61°C.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
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