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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 1014
Revision Date: September 22, 2017
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

4-Cyano-4'-pentylbiphenyl

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10556
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral, dermal, and inhalation (Category 4). Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or in contact with skin (H302+H312+H332). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270). Avoid breathing dust or fumes (P261)

Hazard class: Skin and serious eye damage, corrosion or irritation (Category 2, 2A). Causes skin and serious eye irritation (H315+H319). Wash skin thoroughly after handling (P264).

Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; respiratory tract irritation (Category 3). May cause respiratory irritation (H335). Avoid breathing dust or fumes (P261).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
4-Cyano-4'-pentylbiphenyl

Synonyms: 5CB, 4'-Amyl-4-biphenylcarbonitrile, 4-Amyl-4'-cyanobiphenyl, 4'-Pentyl-4-biphenylcarbonitrile
40817-08-1 C<>18H19N 249.36
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing.
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water.
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Avoid contact with oxidizing agents.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
H-2
F-1
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Ventilate area. Contain the spill with sand or absorbent material and deposit in a sealed bag or container. Dispose of as hazardous waste. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic Miscellaneous. Store away from oxidizing agents.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection. Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
White liquid
Odorless
Boiling point: 215 °C
Flash point: 110 °C
Specific Gravity: 1.03
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable if under normal conditions.
Avoid excessive heat and light.
Avoid strong oxidizing agents.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute toxicity: No data available.
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 #18b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT: Not a dangerous good.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA: 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).
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