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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 668
Revision Date: September 29, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Resorcinol

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10219
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
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, 2A). Causes skin and serious eye irritation (H315+H319).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Resorcinol

Synonyms: m-Benzenediol; 1,3-Benzendiol
108-46-3 C6H4-1,3-(OH)2 110.11
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice or attention (P308+P313).
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 eye irritation persists eyes: Get medical advice or attention (P337+P313).
If on skin: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes (P302+P351).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P301+P330+P312).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IIIB combustible solid.
Flash point: 127 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 1.4% Upper: 1.28% Autoignition Temperature: 608 °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-1
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Sweep up, place in sealed bag or container and dispose. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #8. Store with phenols and cresols.
Store in a cool dry place.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
Exposure guidelines: TLV 10 ppm, STEL 20 ppm (ACGIH)
REL and TLV: Short-term value: 90 mg/m3, 20 ppm Long-term value: 45 mg/m3, 10 ppm
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
White crystals that turn pink on exposure to light. Floral odor.
Soluble: Water, alcohol and many organic solvents
Partition coefficient: Not determined
Explosion limits (upper/lower): Not determined
Boiling point: 178 °C
Ignition temperature: 605 °C
Melting point: 107-114 °C
Vapor pressure (@ 20° C): 0.01 hPA
Specific gravity: 1.2717
Vapor density: 3.8
Flash point: 127 °C
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, strong oxidizers, albumin, acetanilide, camphor, menthol, urethane, iron and iron salts.
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly. Light sensitive.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Skin and eye irritation, dyspnea, cyanosis.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: Blood, CNS, respiratory tract, spleen, liver.
NTP: Not listed
IARC: Category 3-not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
ORL-RAT LD50: 301 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: 3360 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 #18b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Resorcinol. Hazard class: 6.1, Keep away from food. UN number: UN2876. Packing group III
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (203-585-2), RCRA code U201.
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.