International Chemical Safety Cards

1,5-NAPHTHALENEDIAMINE ICSC: 0668
1,5-NAPHTHALENEDIAMINE
1,5-Diaminonaphthalene
1,5-Naphthylenediamine
C10H10N2/C10H6(NH2)2
Molecular mass: 158.2
CAS # 2243-62-1
RTECS # QJ3400000
ICSC # 0668
UN # None
TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
STRICT HYGIENE!

  • INHALATION

  • Ventilation.
    Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration if indicated. Refer for medical attention.
  • SKIN
  • MAY BE ABSORBED!
    Protective gloves.
    Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention. Wear protective gloves when administering first aid.
  • EYES

  • 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.
    Do NOT induce vomiting. Give nothing to drink. Refer for medical attention.
    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place.


    SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
    ICSC: 0668 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

    1,5-NAPHTHALENEDIAMINE ICSC: 0668

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    COLOURLESS TO LIGHT PURPLE CRYSTALS.

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:


    CHEMICAL DANGERS:
    The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes (nitrogen oxides).

    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
    TLV not established.


    ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
    The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and 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 20°C.

    EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


    EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
    Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.
    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Boiling point: sublimes°C
    Melting point: 190°C
    Relative density (water = 1): 1.4
    Solubility in water: none
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA

    NOTES
    Data are insufficiently available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. Do NOT take working clothes home.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0668 1,5-NAPHTHALENEDIAMINE
    © IPCS, CEC, 1993
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