|CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE||ICSC: 0761|
|CAS #: 80-15-9||alpha,alpha-Dimethylbenzyl hydroperoxide
| UN #: 3107
| EINECS #: 201-254-7
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Above 79°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with organic materials or reducing agents.||NO open flames. NO contact with flammables. Above 79°C use a closed system and ventilation. Use non-sparking handtools.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in sealable plastic containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from combustible substances, reducing agents, mineral acids and food and feedstuffs. Cool. Dry. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE||ICSC: 0761|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C9H12O2 / C6H5C(CH3)2OOH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|The technical product can contain a certain amount of cumene (10-20%) which changes physical properties.
Other UN number: 3109 Organic peroxide, type F.
The symptoms of lung oedema 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.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
Symbol: O, T, N; R: 7-21/22-23-34-48/20/22-51/53; S: (1/2)-3/7-14-36/37/39-45-50-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations