First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from acids and bases.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Chemical dangers Reacts with acids and bases. Decomposes on burning. This produces irritating fumes.
Formula: C20H26O4 / C6H4(CO2C6H11)2
Molecular mass: 330.4
Boiling point at 0.5kPa: 222-228°C Melting point: 66°C Density: 1.4 g/cm³ Solubility in water: none Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible Flash point: 180-190°C c.c. Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.6 (calculated)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Inhalation risk A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.
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