NILE CHEMICALS

BENZAMIDE

 

·  1 Identification of substance:

  • Product details:
  • Product name: Benzamide
  • Manufacturer/Supplier:
    NILE CHEMICALS

·    2 Composition/Data on components:

  • Chemical characterization:
               Description: (CAS#)                                        
    Benzamide (CAS# 55-21-0); 100%
  • Identification number(s):
  • EINECS Number: 200-227-7

·    3 Hazards identification

 

  • Hazard description: Xn Harmful
  • Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment
    R 46 May cause heritable genetic damage.
    R 22 Harmful if swallowed.
  • Classification system
  • HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)

      (Hazardous Materials Identification System)

    Health (acute effects) = 1
    Flammability = 1
    Reactivity = 1

·    4 First aid measures

 

  • After inhalation
    Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
    Seek immediate medical advice.
  • After skin contact
    Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
    Seek immediate medical advice.
  • After eye contact
    Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.
  • After swallowing Seek immediate medical advice.

·    5 Fire fighting measures

 

  • Suitable extinguishing agents
    Carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
  • Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or
      resulting gases:
    In case of fire, the following can be released:
    Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
    Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
  • Protective equipment:
    Wear self-contained respirator.
    Wear fully protective impervious suit.

·    6 Accidental release measures

 

  • Person-related safety precautions:
    Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
    Ensure adequate ventilation
  • Measures for environmental protection:
    Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
  • Measures for cleaning/collecting:
    Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
    Ensure adequate ventilation.
  • Additional information:
    See Section 7 for information on safe handling
    See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
    See Section 13 for disposal information.

·    7 Handling and storage

  • Handling
  • Information for safe handling:
    Keep container tightly sealed.
    Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
    Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
    Open and handle container with care.
  • Information about protection against explosions and fires:
    No special measures required.
  • Storage
  • Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
    No special requirements.
  • Information about storage in one common storage facility:
    Do not store together with strongly basic or oxidizing materials.
  • Further information about storage conditions:
    Keep container tightly sealed.
    Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

·    8 Exposure controls and personal protection

 

  • Additional information about design of technical systems:
    Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.

    Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
    Not required.
  • Additional information: No data
  • Personal protective equipment
  • General protective and hygienic measures
    The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.
    Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
    Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
    Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
    Store protective clothing separately.
  • Breathing equipment:
    Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.
  • Protection of hands: Impervious gloves
  • Eye protection: Safety glasses
  • Body protection: Protective work clothing.

·    9 Physical and chemical properties:

  • General Information
  • Form: Powder
  • Color: White
  • Odor: Not determined
  •                                      Value/Range  Unit    Method      
  • Change in condition
  • Melting point/Melting range:               128-129 ° C
  • Boiling point/Boiling range:                   288 ° C
  • Sublimation temperature / start:   Not determined
  • Flash point:                                   180 ° C
  • Ignition temperature:              Not determined
  • Decomposition temperature:         Not determined
  • Danger of explosion:
    Product does not present an explosion hazard.
  • Explosion limits:
  • Lower:                             Not determined
  • Upper:                             Not determined
  • Vapor pressure:                    Not determined
  • Density:               at   20 ° C           1.341 g/cm³
  • Solubility in / Miscibility with
  • Water:                 at   20 ° C           13.51 g/l
  • Alcohols:              at   20 ° C          166.66 g/l

·   10 Stability and reactivity

 

  • Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
    Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
  • Materials to be avoided:
    Oxidizing agents
    Bases
  • Dangerous reactions No dangerous reactions known
  • Dangerous products of decomposition:
    Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
    Nitrogen oxides

·   11 Toxicological information

 

  • Acute toxicity:
    LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:                   
    Oral: LD50: 1160 mg/kg (mus)
  • Primary irritant effect:
  • on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
  • on the eye: Irritating effect.
  • Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
  • Other information (about experimental toxicology):
    Mutagenic effects have been observed on tests with bacteria.
    Mutagenic effects have been observed on tests with laboratory animals.
    Mutagenic effects have been observed on tests with human and/or animal DNA cells.
  • Subacute to chronic toxicity:
    Benzamide causes ptosis of the eye, muscle weakness, and acute pulmonary edema by intraperitoneal exposure. It is also moderately toxic by ingestion which may lead to genetic damage.
  • Additional toxicological information:
    To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.
    No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.

·   12 Ecological information:

 

  • General notes:
    Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.

·   13 Disposal considerations

 

  • Product:
  • Recommendation
    Consult state, local or national regulations to ensure proper disposal.
  • Uncleaned packagings:
  • Recommendation:
    Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

·   14 Transport information


Not a hazardous material for transportation.

  • DOT regulations:
  • Hazard class:             None
  • Land transport ADR/RID  (cross-border)
  • ADR/RID class:                None
  • Maritime transport IMDG:
  • IMDG Class:               None
  • Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
  • ICAO/IATA Class:          None
  • Transport/Additional information:
    Not dangerous according to the above specifications.

·   15 Regulations

 

  • Product related hazard informations:
  • Hazard symbols: Xn Harmful
  • Risk phrases:
    46 May cause heritable genetic damage.
    22 Harmful if swallowed.
  • Safety phrases:
    53 Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
    36 Wear suitable protective clothing.
  • National regulations
    All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.
    All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).
  • Information about limitation of use:
    For use only by technically qualified individuals.
    This product is subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 and 40CFR372.

·   16 Other information:

  • Employers should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them, and should make independent judgement of suitability of this information to ensure proper use and protect the health and safety of employees.  

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