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NINHYDRINICSC: 0766
August 1997
CAS #: 485-47-21,2,3-Indantrione monohydrate
2,2-Dihydroxy-1,3-indanedione
EINECS #: 207-618-1

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

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  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
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
NINHYDRIN ICSC: 0766
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS-TO-CREAM-COLOURED CRYSTALLINE SOLID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C9H6O4
Molecular mass: 178.1
Decomposes at 241°C
Solubility in water: soluble 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
The substance reddens at 125°C and swells at 139°C. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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