HAZARD ALERT: Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption. Severe eye irritant and mild sensitizer. Combustible. LD50 250 mg/kg. TLV 7.6 mg/m3.
Storage: Organic #2 in a Flinn Chem-Saf™ Bag and then inside a Flinn Saf-Stor™ Can.
Disposal: #5. U-Listed (U012); purchase small amounts for effective inventory control.
Shelf Life: Stores poorly; darkens on exposure to light and air.
Soluble: Water, alcohol, ether, and benzene.
Color: Colorless to brown, oily liquid.
Odor: Hard to characterize. A very slight odor like benzene.
CAS No. 62-53-3
Incompatibility: Oxidizing agents; particularly hydrogen peroxide and nitric acid.
Safety Purchase Suggestion: Avoid purchasing this item unless you expect to practice strict hygiene.
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