Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide. See Notes.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Ventilation along the floor.
DIETHYLENE BENZYL BENZOATE
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance CRYSTALS.
Physical dangers The vapour is heavier than air.
Chemical dangers On combustion, forms irritating fumes.
Molecular mass: 314.4
Boiling point at 0.7kPa: 236°C Melting point: 28°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.2 Solubility in water: miscible Relative vapour density (air = 1): 9.4 Flash point: 232°C
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes and skin.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Use of alcohol foam, foam and water as extinguishing agent may cause frothing. Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
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