|PYRENE||ICSC: 1474 (November 2003)|
|Benzo (d,e,f) phenanthrene
| CAS #: 129-00-0
|EC Number: 204-927-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.||Use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry powder, alcohol-resistant foam, polymer foam.|
|Inhalation||Avoid inhalation of dust.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety spectacles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of 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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|MAK skin absorption (H)|
|Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in crustacea, fish, milk, algae and molluscs. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Pyrene is one of many polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons - standards are usually established for them as mixtures, e.g., coal tar pitch volatiles.
However, pyrene may be encountered as a laboratory chemical in its pure form.
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
See ICSC 1415.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Pyrene (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 32, 1983)