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4-NONYLPHENOL (BRANCHED)
ICSC: 0309
Peer-Review Status: 11.04.2014 Validated
Phenol, 4-nonyl, branched
CAS #: 84852-15-3 RTECS #: SM5600000
UN #: 3145
EC #: 601-053-00-8
EINECS #: 284-325-5
    Formula: C15H24O
Molecular mass: 220.3

TYPES OF HAZARD
/ EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE-FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!   
Inhalation Sore throat. Cough.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain. Burning sensation. Skin burns.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower for at least 15 minutes. Refer immediately for medical attention. 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe burns.  Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention. 
Ingestion Burning sensation in the throat and chest.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: complete protective clothing. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
Symbol: C, N; R: 22-34-62-63-50/53; S: (1/2)-26-36/37/39-45-46-60-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: II 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
Harmful if swallowed
May be harmful in contact with skin
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 
excl mark;warncorrcancer;health hazenviro;aqua

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H3; F1; R0.  Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from strong oxidants and strong bases. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-PALE YELLOW LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes. Reacts with strong bases and strong oxidants. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK (not established):. 

Routes of exposure
Serious local effects on contact with eyes and skin. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is corrosive to the skin and eyes. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 290-300°C
Melting point: -8°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.95 (20°C)
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.06 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0,3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.59
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.05
Flash point: 141-155°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 370°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.48  
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
The purity of 4-nonylphenol (branched) is reported as 90% w/w with the following impurities: 2-Nonylphenol (5% w/w), 2,4-Dinonylphenol (5% w/w).
The recommendations on this Card also apply to Nonyphenol CAS 25154-52-3, Isononyl phenol CAS 11066-49-2, Nonyl phenol (branched) CAS 90481-04-2. 

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