Biphenyl_MSDS - SIGMA-ALDRICH Material...

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Fluka - 35800 Page 1 of 6 SIGMA-ALDRICH Material Safety Data Sheet Version 4.0 Revision Date 03/14/2010 Print Date 10/20/2010 1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION Product name : Biphenyl Product Number : 35800 Brand : Fluka Company : Sigma-Aldrich 3050 Spruce Street SAINT LOUIS MO 63103 USA Telephone : +18003255832 Fax : +18003255052 Emergency Phone # : (314) 776-6555 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Emergency Overview OSHA Hazards Target Organ Effect, Irritant Target Organs Liver, Central nervous system, Peripheral nervous system. GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements Pictogram Signal word Warning Hazard statement(s) H303 May be harmful if swallowed. H315 Causes skin irritation. H319 Causes serious eye irritation. H371 May cause damage to organs. H400 Very toxic to aquatic life. Precautionary statement(s) P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. P273 Avoid release to the environment. P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. HMIS Classification Health hazard : 2 Chronic Health Hazard : * 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.
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Fluka - 35800 Page 2 of 6 Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation. Eyes Causes eye irritation. Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed. 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Formula : C 12 H 10 Molecular Weight : 154.21 g/mol CAS-No. EC-No. Index-No. Concentration Biphenyl 92-52-4 202-163-5 601-042-00-8 - 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 Suitable extinguishing media Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Special protective equipment for fire-fighters Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary. 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Personal precautions Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust. Ensure adequate ventilation.
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2010 for the course CHEM 2510 taught by Professor Russo,s during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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