Material Safety Data
3-Nitrophthalic Acid, 95%(TLC)
MSDS Name: 3-Nitrophthalic Acid, 95%(TLC)
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
Numbers: AC160160000, AC160160050, AC160161000, AC160165000
Acros Organics N.V.
One Reagent Lane
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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For emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC:
Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
Risk Phrases: 36/37/38
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: slightly yellow crystalline powder. Warning!
Causes eye and skin irritation. Causes digestive and respiratory tract
irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully
Target Organs: None known.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye irritation.
Skin: Causes skin irritation.
Ingestion: Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea,
vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this substance have not
been fully investigated.
Inhalation: Causes respiratory
tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been
Chronic: No information found.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water
for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get
Skin: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty
of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: Never give anything
by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid. Do NOT induce vomiting. If
conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to fresh air
immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is
difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Section 5 - Fire
Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus
in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective
gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by
thermal decomposition or combustion. Vapors may be heavier than air. They can
spread along the ground and collect in low or confined areas.
Extinguishing Media: In case of fire, use water, dry
chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam. Use agent most appropriate
to extinguish fire.
Flash Point: Not available.
Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:N/A
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 1;
Flammability: ; Instability:
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Clean up spills immediately,
observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Sweep up, then place
into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove
contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and
clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Wash
clothing before reuse.
Storage: Keep container closed when
not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible
substances. Keep containers tightly closed.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be
equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate general or
local exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below the permissible
OSHA Vacated PELs:
3-Nitrophthalic Acid: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described
by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European
Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective
clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators: A respiratory
protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements
or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions
warrant a respirator's use.
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Appearance: slightly yellow
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not
Vapor Density: 7.3
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not
Freezing/Melting Point:213.00 - 216.00 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:> 216 deg C
Specific Gravity/Density:Not available.
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
to Avoid: Incompatible materials, strong oxidants.
with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents - strong bases.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide,
irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.
Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 603-11-2 unlisted.
CAS# 603-11-2: Not listed by ACGIH,
IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Studies: No data available.
Section 12 -
No information available.
Section 13 - Disposal
Chemical waste generators
must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste.
US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR
Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local
hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 -
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Section 15 -
CAS# 603-11-2 is listed on the TSCA
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the
chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals
in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
None of the chemicals in this
material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
CAS # 603-11-2: reactive.
are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
does not contain any hazardous air pollutants. This material does not contain
any Class 1 Ozone depletors. This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product
are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this
product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the chemicals
in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly
hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 603-11-2 is not present on state
lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
R 36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system
S 24/25 Avoid contact with skin
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 603-11-2: No
Canada - DSL/NDSL
CAS# 603-11-2 is listed
on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
WHMIS: Not available.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #2 Date: 3/18/2003
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