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DIETHYL SUCCINATEICSC: 1079
April 2005
CAS #: 123-25-1Butanedioic acid, diethyl ester
Diethyl butanedioate
Succinic acid, diethyl ester
EINECS #: 204-612-0

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

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
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.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Cover the spilled material with inert absorbent. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
DIETHYL SUCCINATE ICSC: 1079
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic gases. 

Formula: C8H14O4 / CH3CH2OCO(CH2)2COOCH2CH3
Molecular mass: 174.2
Boiling point: 217°C
Melting point: -21°C
Density: 1.04 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.2
Vapour pressure, kPa at 55°C: 0.133
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.01
Flash point: 90°C c.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       DIETHYL SUCCINATE (JECFA Evaluation)