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1,4-NAPHTHOQUINONEICSC: 1547
October 2004
CAS #: 130-15-41,4-Dihydro-1,4-naphthalenedione
1,4-Naphthalenedione
1,4-Dihydro-1,4-diketonaphthalene
UN #: 2811
EINECS #: 204-977-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Burning sensation. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.  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 Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
1,4-NAPHTHOQUINONE ICSC: 1547
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW CRYSTALS OR FLAKES WITH PUNGENT ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes. 

Formula: C10H6O2
Molecular mass: 158.15
Sublimation point: >100°C
Melting point: 126°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.35
Vapour pressure, Pa at 50°C: 2.6
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.8  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

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


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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