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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 683
Revision Date: March 21, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Sebacoyl Chloride/Hexane Solution

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10240
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 2). Highly flammable liquid and vapor (H225). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).
Hazard class: Aspiration hazard (Category 1). May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways (H304).
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, dermal (Category 1or 2). Fatal in contact with skin (H310). Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing (P262). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).
Hazard class: Serious eye damage/eye irritation (Category 1). Causes serious eye damage (H318).
Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; Narcotic effects (Category 3). May cause drowsiness or dizziness (H336). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).
Hazard class: Reproductive toxicity (Category 2). Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child (H361). Obtain special instructions before use (P201). Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood (P202). Use personal protective equipment as required (P281).
Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure (Category 2). May cause damage to organs (H371).
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 4). Harmful if swallowed (H302). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Sebacoyl chloride
Hexanes

111-19-3
110-54-3
ClOC(CH2)8COCl
C6H14
239.14
86.18
4%
96%
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 so. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338). If eye irritation persists eyes: Get medical advice or attention (P337+P313). If on skin or hair: Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water (P303+P361+P353). Remove immediately all contaminated clothing (P361). If swallowed: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P301+P310). Do NOT induce vomiting (P331).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IB flammable liquid due to hexanes. Dangerous fire risk.
Flash point: -23 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 1.2% Upper: 7.7% Autoignition Temperature: 250 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a 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 spill with sand or other inert absorbent material; deposit in 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 dedicated flammables cabinet. If a flammables cabinet is not available, store in Flinn Saf-Stor™ can. Keep container tightly closed (P233). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271). Use explosion-proof electrical and ventilating equipment (P241).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
Exposure guidelines: (as n-hexane) PEL 500 ppm (OSHA), TLV 500 ppm Ceiling 1000 ppm (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless liquid. Suffocating acid odor.
Boiling point: 69°C (for hexanes)
Melting point: -95°C (for hexanes)
Specific gravity: 0.66 (for hexanes)
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, chlorine, fluorine, and magnesium perchlorate.
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored safely.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritation eyes, nose; nausea, headache; peripheral neuropathy: numb extremities, muscle weak; dermatitis; dizziness.
Chronic effects: Neurological hazard.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system
ORL-RAT LD50: 25,000 mg/kg (as hexanes)
IHL-RAT LC50: 48,000 ppm/4H (as hexanes)
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: Hexanes. Hazard class: 3, Flammable liquid. UN number: UN1208.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (203-777-6), RCRA code D001.
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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