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DIPHACINONE
ICSC: 1757
Peer-Review Status: 12.11.2010 Validated
2-(Diphenylacetyl)indan-1,3-dione
2-(Diphenylacetyl)-1H-indene-1,3(2H)-dione 
CAS #: 82-66-6 RTECS #: NK5600000
UN #: 2588
EC #: 606-038-00-X
EINECS #: 201-434-5
    Formula: C23H16O3
Molecular mass: 340.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT! PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! FIRST AID: USE PERSONAL PROTECTION 
Inhalation Coughing up blood. Blood in the urine. Bleeding under the skin. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.  Use closed system.  Refer immediately for medical attention. 
Skin EASILY ABSORBED! See Inhalation.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Wear protective gloves when administering first aid. Remove contaminated clothes. See Notes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer immediately for medical attention. 
Eyes   Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T+; R: 28-48/23/24/25; S: (1/2)-36/37-44 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: I 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
Causes damage to blood system
Causes damage to blood system through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life 
skull;toxiccancer;health haz

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW-TO-WHITE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces irritating fumes. 

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

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion. 

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in bleeding. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated. See Notes. Exposure could cause death. 

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


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 338°C
Melting point: 147°C
Density: 1.3 g/cm³
Solubility in water: very poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: (negligible)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.3  
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal. 

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Isolate contaminated clothing by sealing in a bag or other container. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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