International Chemical Safety Cards

BENZO(G,H,I)PERYLENE ICSC: 0739
BENZO(G,H,I)PERYLENE
1,12-Benzoperylene
C22H12
Molecular mass: 276.3
CAS # 191-24-2
RTECS # DI6200500
ICSC # 0739
TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray, powder.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


  • INHALATION



  • SKIN
  • MAY BE ABSORBED!
    Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
    Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
  • EYES



  • INGESTION

  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.

    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
    Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.

    SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
    ICSC: 0739 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities © IPCS CEC 1993

    International Chemical Safety Cards

    BENZO(G,H,I)PERYLENE ICSC: 0739

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    PALE YELLOW-GREEN CRYSTALS.

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:


    CHEMICAL DANGERS:
    Upon heating, toxic fumes are formed. Reacts with NO and NO2 to form nitro derivatives.

    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):


    ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
    The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and through the skin.

    INHALATION RISK:
    No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

    EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


    EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Melting point: 278.3C
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA
    This substance may be hazardous to the environment; special attention should be given to the total environment. In the food chain important to humans, bioaccumulation takes place, specifically in oils and fats.
    NOTES
    Data are insufficiently available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0739 BENZO(G,H,I)PERYLENE
    © IPCS, CEC, 1993
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