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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 1004
Revision Date: August 15, 2017
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

para-Dibromobenzene

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10550
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard Class: Skin irritation (Category 2). Causes skin irritation (H315). Eye irritation (Category 2A). Causes serious eye irritation (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
para-Dibromobenzene

Synonyms: 1,4-Dibromobenzene
106-37-6 C6H4Br2 235.9
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 skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P332+P313). Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse (P362).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes of carbon oxides and hydrogen bromide gas.

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 #4. Store with ethers, ketones, and halogenated hydrocarbons.
Keep container tightly closed. Keep only in original container (P234).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves (P280). Wash thoroughly after handling (P264). Do eat, drink, or smoke when using this product (P270).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Light yellow plates
Soluble: ethanol, benzene, diethyl ether, acetone, and carbon disulfide.
Insoluble in water.
Melting point: 87.3 °C
Boiling point: 222 °C
Specific gravity: 2.261
Refractive index: 1.5742
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers and open flame. May emit carbon oxide and hydrogen bromide gas when heated to decomposition.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: may cause irritation if in contact with skin or eyes. May cause respiratory irritation.
Chronic effects: Prolonged exposure may cause kidney or liver harm.
Target organs: skin, kidney, and liver.
ORL-RAT LD50: 3,120 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
No Data Available
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #4b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT: Not a dangerous good.
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.