benzil_MSDS - SIGMA-ALDRICH Material Safety Data Sheet...

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Aldrich - B5151 Sigma-Aldrich Corporation www.sigma-aldrich.com Page 1 of 5 SIGMA-ALDRICH Material Safety Data Sheet Version 3.0 Revision Date 12/29/2008 Print Date 10/20/2010 1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION Product name : Benzil Product Number : B5151 Brand : Aldrich Company : Sigma-Aldrich 3050 Spruce Street SAINT LOUIS MO 63103 USA Telephone : +18003255832 Fax : +18003255052 Emergency Phone # : (314) 776-6555 2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Synonyms : Diphenylethanedione Dibenzoyl Formula : C 14 H 10 O 2 Molecular Weight : 210.23 g/mol CAS-No. EC-No. Index-No. Concentration Benzil 134-81-6 205-157-0 - - 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Emergency Overview OSHA Hazards Irritant HMIS Classification Health Hazard : 2 Flammability : 1 Physical hazards : 0 NFPA Rating Health Hazard : 2 Fire : 1 Reactivity Hazard : 0 Potential Health Effects Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation. Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation. Eyes Causes eye irritation.
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Aldrich - B5151 Sigma-Aldrich Corporation www.sigma-aldrich.com Page 2 of 5 Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed. 4. FIRST AID MEASURES General advice Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.Move out of dangerous area. If inhaled If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration Consult a physician. In case of skin contact Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician. In case of eye contact Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician. If swallowed Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician. 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES Flammable properties Flash point 180 °C (356 °F) - closed cup Ignition temperature no data available Suitable extinguishing media Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
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