Benzenesulfonic acid, dimethyl-, sodium salt Dimethylbenzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt
CAS #: 1300-72-7
EC Number: 215-090-9
FIRE & EXPLOSION
Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALS OR POWDER.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. This produces sulfur oxides. The solution in water is a weak base. Reacts with strong oxidants.
Molecular mass: 208.2
Boiling point: 157°C Melting point: 27°C Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 40 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.45
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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