Spirits of turpentine
Oil of turpentine
Steam distilled turpentine
|CAS #: 8006-64-2|
| UN #: 1299
|EC Number: 232-350-7
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 30°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 30°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding). Use non-sparking handtools.||Use foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Confusion. Cough. Headache. Sore throat. Shortness of breath. Burning sensation.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Blurred vision. Pain. Redness.||Wear safety spectacles 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. Nausea. Vomiting. Confusion. Convulsions. Diarrhoea. Unconsciousness.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Cover the spilled material with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants and incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C10H16 (approx)
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 20 ppm as TWA; (SEN); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 28 mg/m3, 5 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); pregnancy risk group: D
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.|
|The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Turpentine is obtained by distilling the gum from various species of pine.
It is a mixture of isomeric terpene hydrocarbons.
Composition varies with refining methods and the age, location and species of the softwood source.
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 10-20/21/22-36/38-43-51/53-65; S: (2)-36/37-46-61-62
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations