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INDENO(1,2,3-cd)PYRENEICSC: 0730
o-Phenylenepyrene
2,3-Phenylenepyrene
March 1999
CAS #: 193-39-5
EC Number: 205-893-2

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION         In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles 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.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered 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

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
INDENO(1,2,3-cd)PYRENE ICSC: 0730
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Upon heating, toxic fumes are formed. Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes. 

Formula: C22H12
Molecular mass: 276.3
Boiling point: 536°C
Melting point: 164°C
Solubility in water: none
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 6.58  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2 

ENVIRONMENT
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to air quality and water quality. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish. 

NOTES
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene is present as a component of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) content in the environment usually resulting from the incomplete combustion or pyrolysis of organic matters, especially fossil fuels and tobacco.
ACGIH recommends environment containing Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyrene should be evaluated in terms of the TLV-TWA for coal tar pitch volatile, as benzene soluble 0.2 mg/m³.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Indeno(1,2,3-cd)Pyrene (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 3, 1973)