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NONANEICSC: 1245
June 2011
CAS #: 111-84-2n-Nonane
2,2,5-Trimethylhexane
UN #: 1920
EINECS #: 203-913-4

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Flammable.  Above 31°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Above 31°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding).  Use foam, powder, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Drowsiness. Dizziness. Ataxia Convulsions. Unconsciousness.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Dry skin. Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention if skin irritation occurs. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Nausea. Vomiting. Aspiration hazard! Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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DANGER
Flammable liquid and vapour
Harmful if inhaled
May cause drowsiness or dizziness
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
NONANE ICSC: 1245
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
As a result of flow, agitation, etc., electrostatic charges can be generated. 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. This generates fire and explosion hazard. 

Formula: H3C-(CH2)7-CH3 / C9H20
Molecular mass: 128.2
Boiling point: 150.8°C
Melting point: -51°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.7
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.00002 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, kPa at 25°C: 0.59
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.4
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.02
Flash point: 31°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 205°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.7-5.6
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.65
Viscosity: <7 mm²/s at 40°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. Exposure to the vapour could cause lowering of consciousness. If swallowed the substance easily enters the airways and could result in aspiration pneumonitis. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C; on spraying or dispersing, however, much faster. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance defats the skin, which may cause dryness or cracking. 


Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 200 ppm as TWA 

ENVIRONMENT
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in soil. 

NOTES
Refer for medical attention if breathing difficulties and/or fever develop. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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