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PHENYL ACETATEICSC: 0539
Acetic acid, phenyl ester
Acetylphenol
April 2006
CAS #: 122-79-2
EC Number: 204-575-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.  Above 80°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames.  Above 80°C use a closed system and ventilation.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
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 CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

excl mark;warn
WARNING
Combustible liquid
Harmful if swallowed 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
PHENYL ACETATE ICSC: 0539
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
No data. 

Formula: C8H8O2 / CH3COOC6H5
Molecular mass: 136.1
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  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the 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 on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       PHENYL ACETATE (JECFA Evaluation)