IPCS INCHEM Home
PIGMENT RED 53, BARIUM SALT (2:1)
ICSC: 1540
Peer-Review Status: 20.04.2005 Validated
Barium bis(2-chloro-5-((2-hydroxy-1-naphthyl)azo)toluene-4-sulphonate)
D&C Red No 9 
CAS #: 5160-02-1 RTECS #: DB5500000
EINECS #: 225-935-3
    Formula: C17H13ClN2O4S. 1/2Ba
Molecular mass: 444.5

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use dry powder, carbon dioxide, water spray. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.  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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW-TO-RED POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the blood and spleen. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 330°C
Density: 1.66 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: >0.00013
Auto-ignition temperature: >340°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.49  
 

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have been investigated but none have been found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
WHO ILO EC Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the European Commission
© IPCS 2004-2012
LEGAL NOTICE Neither the EC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the EC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information.


    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations