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PINDONEICSC: 1515
2-Pivaloylindan-1,3-dione
2-(2,2-Dimethyl-1-oxopropyl)-1H-indene-1,3 (2H)-dione
2-Pivaloyl-1,3-indandione
April 2004
CAS #: 83-26-1
UN #: 2588
EC Number: 201-462-8

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

 STRICT HYGIENE!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Spontaneous bleeding from various sites.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
PINDONE ICSC: 1515
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C14H14O3
Molecular mass: 230.3
Decomposes
Melting point: 108-110°C
Density: 1.06 g/cm³
Solubility in water at 25°C: none
Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in haemorrhage. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 0.1 mg/m3, as TWA 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to birds and mammals. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal. 

NOTES
Temperature of decomposition unknown in literature.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The symptoms of bleeding do not become manifest until a few hours or even a few days have passed.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-48/25-50/53; S: (1/2)-37-45-60-61 

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