International Chemical Safety Cards

PHENYL ACETATE ICSC: 0539
PHENYL ACETATE
Acetic acid, phenyl ester
Acetylphenol
C8H8O2 / CH3COOC6H5
Molecular mass: 136.1
CAS # 122-79-2
RTECS # AJ2800000
ICSC # 0539


TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 80C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 80C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment.

EXPOSURE


  • INHALATION



  • SKIN
  • Redness.
    Protective gloves.
    Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
  • EYES
  • Redness. Pain.
    Safety spectacles.
    First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
  • INGESTION

  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
    Rest.
    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.


    SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
    ICSC: 0539 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

    PHENYL ACETATE ICSC: 0539

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    COLOURLESS LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:





    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
    TLV not established.


    ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
    The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

    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:
    The substance irritates the eyes and the skin.

    EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Boiling point: 195C
    Relative density (water = 1): 1.07
    Solubility in water: none
    Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.7
    Flash point: 80C
    Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.49
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA

    N O T E S
    Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-565
    NFPA Code: H1; F2; R0
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0539 PHENYL ACETATE
    © IPCS, CEC, 1993
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