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
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance LIGHT YELLOW CRYSTALS.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes.
Formula: C14H8O2 / C6H4(CO)2C6H4
Molecular mass: 208.2
Boiling point: 380°C Melting point: 286°C Density: 1.4 g/cm³ Solubility in water: very poor Vapour pressure at 20°C: negligible Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.16 Flash point: 185°C c.c. Auto-ignition temperature: 650°C Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.39
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure May cause mechanical irritation.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.
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