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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 1002
Revision Date: May 12, 2017
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

trans-Cinnamic Acid

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10548
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Skin and eye irritation (Category 2, 2A). Causes skin and serious eye irritation (H315+H319).

Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; respiratory tract irritation (Category 3). May cause respiratory irritation (H335).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
trans-cinnamic acid

Synonyms: 3-phenyl-2-propenoic acid, (E)
140-10-3 C9H8O2 148.159
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P312).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing (P304+P340).
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338). If eye irritation persists eyes: Get medical advice or attention (P337+P313).
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water (P302+P352). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P332+P313).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.

In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher (P370+P378).
NFPA Code
H-2
F-1
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Use personal protective equipment. Avoid skin and eye exposure. Avoid dust formation. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. Place spilled solid in sealed bag or appropriate waste disposal container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #1. Store with acids, amino acids, anhydrides, peracids.
Keep container tightly closed. Keep only in original container (P234).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Tan, crystalline solid
Soluble: ethanol, diethyl ether, acetone, benzene
Insoluble: water, ligroin

Melting point: 134 °C
Boiling point: 300 °C
Specific gravity: 1.2475
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable at normal temperatures and conditions; avoid excessive heat and open flames; incompatible with oxidizing materials.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: skin and eye irritation
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RAT LD50: N.A.
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #26a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
Not Listed
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.