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BENZO(g,h,i)FLUORANTHENEICSC: 0527
March 1998
CAS #: 203-12-32,13-Benzofluoranthene
Benzo(mno)fluoranthene
EINECS #: 205-903-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.   
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED!  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . Wear protective gloves when administering first aid. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles, face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
BENZO(g,h,i)FLUORANTHENE ICSC: 0527
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes. 

Formula: C18H10
Molecular mass: 226.3
Melting point: 149°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <10
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 7.23  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and through the skin. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
See Notes. 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to the total environment. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in oils and fats. 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Also consult ICSC #0720 and 0721. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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