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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 104.1
Revision Date: March 21, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Benzaldehyde Solution

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9469
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 3). Flammable liquid and vapor (H226). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 4). Harmful if swallowed (H302). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).

Hazard class: Skin and serious eye damage, corrosion or irritation (Category 2, 2B). Causes skin and eye irritation (H315+H320).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Benzaldehyde
Ethyl alcohol, denatured

100-52-7
64-17-5
C6H5CHO
C2H5OH
106.13
46.07
4-5%
95-96%
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 (P305+P351+P338).If on skin (or hair): Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water (P303+P361+P353). If swallowed: Rinse mouth.Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P302+P301+P312).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IB flammable liquid due to ethyl alcohol content.
Flash point: 21 °C When heated, releases flammable fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher (P370+P378).
NFPA Code
H-2
F-3
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain the spill with sand or other inert absorbent material and deposit in a sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #2. Store with alcohols, glycols, amines and amides.
Store in a dedicated flammables cabinet or a Flinn Saf-Stor™ can. Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235).
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SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
Exposure guidelines: PEL/TLV 1000 ppm (as ethyl alcohol) (OSHA, ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Faint yellow liquid. Bitter almond and alcohol odor.
Boiling point: 78 °C (ethyl alcohol)
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, heat, and any source of ignition.
Shelf life: Good, protect from light.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Eye irritation, nausea, dizziness, headache.
Chronic effects: Liver damage, reproductive, teratogenic effects, carcinogen.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, central nervous system, liver, reproductive system.
ORL-RAT LD50: 7060 mg/kg (as ethyl alcohol)
IHL-RAT LC50: 20,000 ppm/10H (as ethyl alcohol)
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 #26b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Ethyl alcohol solution. Hazard class: 3, Flammable liquid. UN number: UN1170.
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.