|p-TOLUENESULFONIC ACID (max. 5% sulfuric acid)||ICSC: 0773 (October 2006)|
| CAS #: 104-15-4
| UN #: 2585
|EC Number: 203-180-0
|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, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Cough. Burning sensation. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath.||Use local exhaust. Use breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Serious skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Sore throat. Burning sensation in the throat and chest. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Sweep spilled substance into covered dry, plastic containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERHarmful if swallowed
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Harmful to aquatic life
|Dry. Separated from strong bases and food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|p-TOLUENESULFONIC ACID (max. 5% sulfuric acid)||ICSC: 0773|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C7H8O3S / CH3C6H4SO3H
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
UN 2585 applies to p-toluenesulfonic acid with no more than 5% free sulfuric acid.
UN 2583 applies to p-toluenesulfonic acid with more than 5% free sulfuric acid.
Hydrated form has CAS number 6192-52-5.
Symbol: Xi; R: 36/37/38; S: (2)-26-37
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations