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DIBENZO(a,h)ANTHRACENEICSC: 0431
1,2:5,6-DibenzanthraceneNovember 2016
CAS #: 53-70-3
UN #: 3077
EC Number: 200-181-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder.   

See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE. AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED!  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health hazenviro;aqua
DANGER
May cause cancer
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. 
PACKAGING
Marine pollutant. 
DIBENZO(a,h)ANTHRACENE ICSC: 0431
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C22H14
Molecular mass: 278.4
Boiling point: 524°C
Melting point: 267°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.28
Solubility in water: none
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 6.5  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
See Notes. 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the skin. This may result in photosensitization. This substance is probably carcinogenic to humans. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3A; skin absorption (H) 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-50/53; S: 53-45-60-61 

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