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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 425
Revision Date: March 21, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Kerosene

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9893
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 4). Combustible liquid (H227). Keep away from heat, sparks, flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 5). May be harmful if swallowed (H303).

Hazard class: Aspiration hazard (Category 1). May be fatal if swallowed or enters airways (H304).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Kerosene

Synonyms: Fuel oil #1
8008-20-6 Mixture Mixture
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Immediately call POISON CENTER or physician.
If inhaled:Immediately call POISON CENTER or physician. Remove victim to fresh air. If aspirated into lungs: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician.
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: Immediately call POISON CENTER or physician. Do NOT induce vomiting (P301+P310+P331).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IIIA combustible liquid.
Flash point: 38-75 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 0.7% Upper: 5% Autoignition Temperature: 210 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
H-2
F-2
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 #3. Store with hydrocarbons, oils, esters and aldehydes.
Keep cool (P235).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Exposure guidelines: TLV 200 mg/m3 (ACGIH) Readily absorbed through the skin.
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Clear, colorless oily liquid. Strong characteristic odor.
Soluble: Many organic solvents. Insoluble in water.
Boiling point: 175-325 °C
Specific gravity: 0.81
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, strong bases, strong acids, amines, heat, sparks, and open flame.
Shelf life: Excellent, if stored safely.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Harmful vapor, irritant.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RABBIT LD50: 2835 g/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: greater than 5 g/m3/4H
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 #18b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Kerosene. Hazard class: 3, Flammable liquid. UN number: UN1223.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (232-366-4).
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.