|DIVINYLBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS)||ICSC: 0885 (November 1997)|
| CAS #: 1321-74-0
|EC Number: 215-325-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Heating will cause rise in pressure with risk of bursting. Above 76°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. Above 76°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use powder, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Rest.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from oxidants. Cool. Store only if stabilized.|
|DIVINYLBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS)||ICSC: 0885|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C10H10 / C6H4(CH=CH2)2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|TLV: 10 ppm as TWA|
|The commercial form of vinylbenzene contains the three isomeric forms but the meta isomer predominates.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
See ICSC 0073.
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