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N,N'-ETHYLENE BIS(STEARAMIDE)ICSC: 1112
August 1997
CAS #: 110-30-51,2-Bis(octadecanamido)ethane
N,N'-Ethylene distearylamide
N,N'-Ethylene bis(octadecanamide)
EINECS #: 203-755-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.  Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  NO open flames.  Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  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: 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
Separated from strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
N,N'-ETHYLENE BIS(STEARAMIDE) ICSC: 1112
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WAXY WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes at 260°C. Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Formula: C38H76N2O2
Molecular mass: 593
Decomposes at 260°C
Melting point: 135-146°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.97
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: 280°C o.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of dust. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly 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 , especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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