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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 73
Revision Date: October 19, 2016
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Aniline

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9428
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral, dermal, and inhalation (Category 3). Toxic if swallowed, inhaled or in contact with skin (H301+H311+H331). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).

Hazard class: Serious eye damage or irritation (Category 1). Causes serious eye damage (H318).

Hazard class: Germ cell mutagenicity (Category 2). Suspected of causing genetic defects (H341). Obtain special instructions before use (P201).

Hazard class: Carcinogenicity (Category 2). Suspected of causing cancer (H351).

Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure (Category 1). Causes damage to organs (H372).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Aniline

Synonyms: Aminobenzene; Aniline oil
62-53-3 C6H5NH2
93.13
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 on skin: Wash with plenty of water (P302+P352). Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P312). Remove immediately all contaminated clothing (P361). Wash contaminated clothing before reuse (P363). If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P301+P310+P330).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IIIA combustible liquid.
Flash point: 70 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 1.3% Upper: 11% Autoignition Temperature: 615 °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. Wipe up the spill, place in a 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 #2. Store with alcohols, glycols, amines and amides.
Store in a Flinn Chem-Saf™ bag and then inside a Flinn Saf-Stor™ can.
Keep container tightly closed (P233). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
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: PEL: 5 ppm (OSHA) TLV: 7.6 mg/m3 (ACGIH) Readily absorbed through the skin.
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless to brown, oily liquid. Slight benzene-like odor.
Soluble: Water, alcohol, ether, and benzene

Boiling point: 184 °C
Melting point: -6 °C
Specific gravity: 1.02
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid heat and contact with strong oxidizers and acids. Avoid contact with hydrogen peroxide, iron and iron salts, aluminum, zinc, and, most particularly, nitric acid. Heating to decomposition emits toxic NOx fumes.
Shelf life: Poor. Sensitive to light and air. See Section 7 for further information.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Absorbed through skin and respiratory tract. Skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation. Dizziness. Headache. Methemoglobinemia.
Chronic effects: Possible mutagen. Confirmed animal carcinogen.
Target organs: Blood, liver, nervous system.
ORL-RAT LD50: 250 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: 250 ppm/4H
SKN-RBT LD50: 820 uL/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 #5 is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Aniline. Hazard class: 6.1, Poison. UN number: UN1547.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (200-539-3), RCRA code U012.
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.