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p-PHENETIDINE
ICSC: 1720
Peer-Review Status: 12.11.2008 Validated
4-Ethoxyaniline
Ethyl p-aminophenol
4-Ethoxybenzenamine
4-Amino-1-ethoxy benzene 
CAS #: 156-43-4 RTECS #: SI6465500
UN #: 2311
EC #: 612-207-00-9
EINECS #: 205-855-5
    Formula: C8H11NO
Molecular mass: 137.2

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Avoid inhalation of mist.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 20/21/22-36-43-68; S: (2)-36/37-46 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
Harmful if swallowed
Toxic if inhaled vapour
Causes eye irritation
May cause damage to blood through prolonged or repeated exposure 
skull;toxiccancer;health haz

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0.  Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. TURNS DARK RED ON EXPOSURE TO AIR AND LIGHT. 

Physical dangers
The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed. 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV not established.
MAK (not established):. 

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

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the blood. This may result in formation of methaemoglobin. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 253-255°C
Melting point: 2.4°C
Density: 1.1 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 2 (moderate)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 50°C: 10
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.7
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 120°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 425°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.24  
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

NOTES
Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       p-Phenetidine  (SIDS)