logo

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 386.2
Revision Date: January 20, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Heptanal

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9840
Signal Word
WARNING
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 5). May be harmful if swallowed (H303).
Hazard class: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 2). Causes skin irritation (H315).
Hazard class: Serious eye damage or irritation (Category 1). Causes serious eye damage (H318).
Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; respiratory tract irritation (Category 3). May cause respiratory irritation (H335). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Heptanal

Synonyms: Heptaldehyde, Enathaldehyde, 1-Heptanal, Aldehyde C7
111-71-7 C7H14O 114.19
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P310).
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. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338).
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 (P312).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IC flammable liquid.
Flash point: 35 °C Flammable limits: Upper 5.2% Lower: 1.1%
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher (P370+P378).
NFPA Code
None established
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 #3. Store with hydrocarbons, oils, esters, and aldehydes.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235). Ground or bond container and receiving equipment (P240). Use explosion-proof electrical and ventilating equipment (P241). Use only non-sparking tools (P242). Take precautionary measures against static discharge (P243). Use only in a hood or in a well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash thoroughly after handling (P264). Use only in a hood or in a well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless to light yellow liquid. Fat, citrus rancid odor.
Soluble in alcohol. Slightly soluble in water.
Boiling point: 152-154 °C
Melting point: -43 °C
Specific gravity: 0.817
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid heat, sunlight, and ignition sources. Reacts with oxidizing agents, strong bases, and strong reducing agents.
Shelf life: Fair, undergoes autoxidation in air.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Eye, skin, and respiratory system irritant.
Chronic effects: Respiratory system effects.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, respiratory system.
ORL-RAT LD50: 3200 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LCL0: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: greater than 5000 mg/kg
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 #26c is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: n-Heptaldehyde. Hazard class: 3. UN number: UN3056.
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).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.