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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 879.1
Revision Date: January 28, 2016
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

2-Phenylethanol

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10530
Signal Word
DANGER
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: Acute toxicity, dermal (Category 3). Toxic in contact with skin (H311). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).

Hazard class: Skin and eye irritation (Category 2, 2A). Causes skin and serious eye irritation (H315+H319).

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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
2-Phenylethanol

Synonyms: Benzyl carbinol; Phenethyl alcohol; 2-Phenyl-1-ethanol
60-12-8 C8H10O 122.16
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
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). Take off immediately all contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse (P361+P364). 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 liquid.
Flash point: 96 °C
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
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 Miscellaneous. Store together with the Organic Smell Identification Kit.
Store locked up (P405).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless liquid. Odor of roses.
Soluble: Slightly in water. Miscible with ethyl alcohol
Boiling point: 219-221 °C
Density: 1.02
Melting point: -27 °C
Vapor density: 4.22
Relative density: 1.02 g/mL at 20 °C
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Keep away from heat and open flame. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids.
Shelf life: Excellent, if stored safely.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Cough, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, vomiting.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: Central nervous system.
ORL-RAT LD50: 1790 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: 806 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 #18a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Toxic, liquids, organic, n.o.s. Hazard class: 6.1. UN number: 2810.
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).
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