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COPPER 8-QUINOLATE
ICSC: 0756
Peer-Review Status: 15.03.1995 Validated
Copper-8-hydroxyquinoline
Oxine-copper
8-Quinolinol, copper(II) chelate
Bis(8-oxyquinoline) copper 
CAS #: 10380-28-6 RTECS #: VC5250000
EINECS #: 233-841-9
    Formula: C18H12CuN2O2
Molecular mass: 351.9

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation See Ingestion.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Laboured breathing. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Rest. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
GREEN-TO-YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including copper oxides and nitrogen oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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

Effects of short-term exposure
Inhalation of the aerosol may cause asthmatic reactions. See Notes. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause asthma. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 270°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.63
Solubility in water: none
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.46  
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use. 

NOTES
The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact with this substance.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Bioquin, Cunilate, Dokirin, Fruitdo and Quinondo are trade names. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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