NILE CHEMICALS

MATERIAL SAFETYDATA SHEET
1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
Product name : N- Caproic Anhydride
Company : Nile Chemicals
Masjid Bunder
Mumbai 400009
INDIA
Telephone : +91-022-66313162
Fax : +91-022-23454828
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
According to Regulation (EC) No1272/2008
Skin corrosion (Category 1B)
According to European Directive 67/548/EEC as amended. Causes burns.
Label elements
Pictogram
Signal word Danger
Hazard statement(s)
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary statement(s)
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove
contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Hazard symbol(s)
C Corrosive
R-phrase(s)
R34 Causes burns.
S-phrase(s)
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately
(show the label where possible).
Other hazards - none
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Synonyms : Caproic anhydride
Formula : C12H22O3
Molecular Weight : 214,3 g/mol CAS-No.
EC-No.
Index-No.
Classification
Concentration
Hexanoic anhydride
2051-49-2
218-121-4
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Skin Corr. 1B; H314
C, R34
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4. FIRST AID MEASURES
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. 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
Do NOT induce vomiting. 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 breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Environmental precautions
Do not let product enter drains.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE Precautions for safe handling
Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
Moisture sensitive.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection
Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator with multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to
engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air
respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Hand protection
The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.
Handle with gloves.
Eye protection
Tightly fitting safety goggles. Faceshield (8-inch minimum).
Skin and body protection
Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.
Hygiene measures
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Appearance
Form clear, liquid
Colour light yellow
Safety data
pH no data available Melting point no data available Boiling point 246 - 248 C - lit. Flash point 113 C - closed cup Ignition temperature no data available Lower explosion limit no data available Upper explosion limit no data available Density 0,928 g/cm3 at 20 C Water solubility no data available
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Conditions to avoid
Avoid moisture.
Materials to avoid
acids, Strong oxidizing agents, Bases
Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Carbon oxides
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute toxicity
no data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
no data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
no data available
Respiratory or skin sensitization
no data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
no data available
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
Reproductive toxicity
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
no data available
Aspiration hazard
no data available
Potential health effects
Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. Material is extremely destructive to the tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed. Causes burns.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin burns.
Eyes Causes eye burns.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin., Cough, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea
Additional Information
RTECS: no data available
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Toxicity
no data available
Persistence and degradability
no data available
Bioaccumulative potential
no data available
Mobility in soil
no data available
PBT and vPvB assessment
no data available
Other adverse effects
no data available
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Product
Observe all federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn
in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADR/RID
UN-Number: 3265 Class: 8 Packing group: II
Proper shipping name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (Hexanoic anhydride)
IMDG
UN-Number: 3265 Class: 8 Packing group: II EMS-No: F-A, S-B Proper shipping name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (Hexanoic anhydride)
Marine pollutant: No
IATA
UN-Number: 3265 Class: 8 Packing group: II
Proper shipping name: Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s. (Hexanoic anhydride)
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
Text of H-code(s) and R-phrase(s) mentioned in Section 3
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Skin Corr. Skin corrosion
C Corrosive
R34 Causes burns.
Further information
The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used
only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is
applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. Nile Chemicals shall not  held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

 

 

 

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