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COPPER NAPHTHENATE
ICSC: 0303
Peer-Review Status: 04.04.2006 Validated
Naphthenic acid, copper salt
Copper naphthenates 
CAS #: 1338-02-9 RTECS #: QK9100000
EC #: 29-003-00-5
EINECS #: 215-657-0
   

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Use powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION     In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation See Notes.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Roughness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Carefully collect remainder.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 10-22-50/53; S: (2)-60-61; Note: A 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
Flammable liquid and vapour
May be harmful if swallowed 
flam;flame

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Fireproof. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
DARK GREEN VISCOUS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic gases. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and skin. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 150-250°C
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: 38°C c.c. 
This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal. 

NOTES
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Technical products contain between 1 and 12 % of copper.
Card has been partially updated in August 2007: see Storage. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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