|ICSC: 1674 (October 2006)
| CAS #: 83-32-9
| UN #: 3077
|EC Number: 201-469-6
|FIRE & EXPLOSION
|Combustible. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
|NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.
|Use water spray, dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
|See Notes. PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
|Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
|Fresh air, rest.
|Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
|Wear safety goggles.
|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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
WARNINGVery toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Separated from strong oxidants. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
|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 very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.
|Acenaphthene occurs as a pure substance and also as a component of polyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) mixtures.
Human population studies have associated PAH's exposure with cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
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