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PHENYL ACETATE
ICSC: 0539
Peer-Review Status: 04.04.2006 Validated
Acetic acid, phenyl ester
Acetylphenol 
CAS #: 122-79-2 RTECS #: AJ2800000
EINECS #: 204-575-0
    Formula: C8H8O2 / CH3COOC6H5
Molecular mass: 136.1

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Above 80°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  Above 80°C use a closed system and ventilation.   
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation     Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  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.  Rest. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
Combustible liquid
Harmful if swallowed 
excl mark;warn

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H1; F2; R0.   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
No data. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 196°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.07
Solubility in water: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.7
Flash point: 80°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.49  
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       PHENYL ACETATE (JECFA Evaluation)