NILE CHEMICALS

INDOLE-3-CARBOXYLIC ACID

 


1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

Product identifiers

Product name : Indole-3-carboxylic acid

CAS-No. : 771-50-6

 

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture

Not a dangerous substance according to GHS.

This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC.

Label elements

The product does not need to be labelled in accordance with EC directives or respective national laws.

Other hazards - none

 

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances

Formula : C9H7NO2

Molecular Weight : 161,16 g/mol

 

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures If inhaled If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.

In case of skin contact Wash off with soap and plenty of water.

In case of eye contact Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed no data available

 

5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Advice for firefighters Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Further information no data available

 

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.

Environmental precautions Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reference to other sections For disposal see section 13.

 

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Specific end uses no data available

 

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Control parameters

Components with workplace control parameters

Exposure controls Appropriate engineering controls

General industrial hygiene practice.

Personal protective equipment Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards

such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique

(without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of

contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.

Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Body Protection Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous

substances, and to the specific work-place., The type of protective equipment must be selected

according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Respiratory protection Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

 

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties

a) Appearance Form: crystalline Colour: light brown

b) Odour no data available

c) Odour Threshold no data available

d) pH no data available

e) Melting point/freezing point Melting point/range: 232 - 234 C - dec.

f) Initial boiling point and boiling range no data available

g) Flash point no data available

h) Evaporation rate no data available

i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available

j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits no data available

k) Vapour pressure no data available

l) Vapour density no data available

m) Relative density no data available

n) Water solubility no data available

o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/water no data available

p) Autoignition temperature no data available

q) Decomposition temperature no data available

r) Viscosity no data available

s) Explosive properties no data available

t) Oxidizing properties no data available

Other safety information

no data available

 

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

 Reactivity no data available

Chemical stabilityno data available

Possibility of hazardous reactions no data available

 Conditions to avoid no data available

Incompatible materialsStrong oxidizing agents

 Hazardous decomposition products Other decomposition products - no data available

 

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 Information on toxicological effects

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. May cause respiratory tract irritation.

Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed.

Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.

Eyes May cause eye irritation.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been

thoroughly investigated.

Additional Information RTECS: Not available

 

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity no data available

Persistence and degradability no data available

 Bio accumulative potential no data available

 Mobility in soil no data available

 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment no data available

 Other adverse effects no data available

 

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods Product Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.

Contaminated packaging Dispose of as unused product.

 

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN number

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods

IMDG: Not dangerous goods

IATA: Not dangerous goods

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Packaging group

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no IATA: no

 Special precautions for user

no data available

 

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

no data available

Chemical Safety Assessment

no data available

16. Other Information

Disclaimer: Nile Chemicals. provides the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose. NILE CHEMICALS. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE INFORMATION SET FORTH HEREIN OR THE PRODUCT TO WHICH THE INFORMATION REFERS. ACCORDINGLY, NILE CHEMICALS. WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON THIS INFORMATION.
 

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