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PETROLEUM SULFONATE, SODIUM SALTICSC: 1598
October 2005
CAS #: 68608-26-4Sodium petroleum sulfonate
Sulfonic acids, petroleum, sodium salt
Petroleum sulfonic acid, sodium salt
EINECS #: 271-781-5

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

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Nausea. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: face shield, chemical protection suit and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
 
PETROLEUM SULFONATE, SODIUM SALT ICSC: 1598
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS VISCOUS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: RSO3Na
Molecular mass: 500
Boiling point: >150°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.08-1.12
Flash point: >160°C o.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

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

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
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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