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ANTHRAQUINONEICSC: 1605
9,10-Anthraquinone
9,10-Anthracendione
Diphenyl ketone
October 2005
CAS #: 84-65-1
EC Number: 201-549-0

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

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Pain. Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  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 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
ANTHRAQUINONE ICSC: 1605
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
LIGHT YELLOW CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes. 

Formula: C14H8O2 / C6H4(CO)2C6H4
Molecular mass: 208.2
Boiling point: 380°C
Melting point: 286°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water: very poor
Vapour pressure at 20°C: negligible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.16
Flash point: 185°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 650°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.39  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation. 

Inhalation risk
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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