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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Section 1 - Product and Company Identification
Product Name:
DB-1701 Capillary Test Mix
Agilent Part No:
200-0007
Number of Pages: 4
Date Prepared:
09/05/00
Manufacturer’s Name:
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
2850 Centerville Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19808
U.S.A. Information/Emergency Telephone No: 1-302-633-8000
European Information Telephone No. (7243) 602-0
European Emergency Telephone No. 0049 (0) 6151/722440
When Calling From Outside the USA, Dial Your International Access Code for the USA, then 1,
then 302-633-8000
Section 2 - Composition/Information on Ingredients
A 2 ml. ampoule containing 250 µg/ml (250 ppm) of each of the following in hexane:[110-54-3]:
Chemical Name
CAS Number
1-Decanol
[112-30-1]
1-Octanol
[111-87-5]
2,6-Dimethylaniline
[87-62-7]
2,6-Dimethylphenol
[576-26-1]
Decane
[124-18-5]
Dodecane
[112-40-3]
Methyl Decanoate
[110-42-9]
Methyl Undecanoate
[1731-86-8]
Naphthalene
[91-20-3]
Undecane
[1120-21-4]
Chemical Family:
Hydrocarbons in an alkane
Chemical Synonyms:
Hexane is also known as n-Hexane; Hexyl hydride; and normal Hexane
Section 3 - Hazards Identification
Flammable Liquid. Irritant. Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin.
Neurotoxin.
Section 4 - First-Aid Measures
Inhalation: Symptoms of exposure may include light-headedness; headache; nausea; numbness in
the extremities; muscle weakness and irritation to mucous membranes. If large amounts are
inhaled, remove the victim to fresh air.
If breathing is difficult give oxygen.
If
breathing has stopped, administer mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Keep the affected person
warm and at rest. Contact physician. Skin Contact: Skin irritant. May cause dermatitis. In
case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove and
wash contaminated clothing promptly. Eye Contact: Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes.
Contamination of the eyes should be treated by immediate and prolonged irrigation with
copious amounts of water by separating the eyelids with fingers. Contact Physician.
Ingestion: If swallowed, get medical attention immediately.
Section 5 - Fire-Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media: Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, water spray, or standard foam.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear full protective clothing and self contained positive
pressure breathing apparatus certified by NIOSH when fighting chemically related fires.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Volatile and highly flammable.
Vapor may travel
considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back. Container explosion may occur
under fire conditions.
Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures
Shut off all sources of ignition. Use noncombustible absorbent to absorb the spill. Due to
the small quantity involved, a leaking ampoule may be placed in a plastic bag containing
absorbent and disposed of as hazardous waste according to local regulations. Used absorbent
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Hazardous Polymerization: May Occur ( )/Will Not Occur (x) Section 11 . Section 8 .Toxicological Information Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation? Yes Skin? Yes Ingestion? Yes. Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Hexane is incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.002% ) Appearance and Odor: Clear.660 Melting Point (Degree C): -95 to -100 Evaporation Rate (n-butyl acetate =1 ) ND Boiling Point (Degree C): 69 @ 760 mm Hg Vapor Pressure (mm Hg at 25oC): 150 Vapor Density (Air =1) 2.11 Solubility in Water: Insoluble ( ) / Soluble ( 0. Respiratory: Use NIOSH approved respirator equipment depending on conditions of use. Eyes: Safety glasses are considered minimum protection. Carcinogenicity: NTP? No IARC Monographs? No OSHA Regulated? No OTHER? No Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Preclude from exposure those individuals with diseases of the eyes and skin. Store in an acceptable protected and secure liquid flammable storage cabinet or room. See Section 15. Chronic exposure to an average air concentration of 450-650 ppm for as little as 2 months may result in peripheral neuropathy characterized by muscular weakness. Harmful if swallowed. Individuals who are acutely and specifically sensitive to this chemical may require additional protective clothing.sa Agilent Part No: 200-0007 should be disposed of in a similar manner. skin and clothing.Physical and Chemical Properties Flash Point (Method Used): -22oC (TCC) Explosion Potential: LEL (1. Emergency eye wash fountains should be available in the vicinity of any possible exposure.7-2. Wash thoroughly after handling. See Section 15 for regulatory standards of exposure. Keep away from oxidizing agents. 2 . inhaled or absorbed through the skin. Personal protective equipment should be worn during remediation of accidental releases according to the nature and quantity of the material involved.5%) Specific Gravity (H20 = 1) 0. Section 12 . A variety of microorganisms degrade hexane by oxidation mechanisms. Health Hazard Acute/Chronic: Acute exposure to nhexane can cause upper respiratory tract irritation and CNS depression. The choice of protective gloves or clothing must be based on chemical resistance and other user requirements.Handling and Storage Do not breathe vapor and avoid contact with eyes.Stability and Reactivity Stability: Stable (x)/Unstable( ) Conditions to Avoid: Heat. open flame. Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Incomplete combustion may generate carbon monoxide. colorless volatile liquid with a gasoline-like odor Section 10 . Generally BUNA-N offers acceptable chemical resistance.Exposure Controls/Personal Protection Ventilation: Adequate ventilation is required to protect personnel from exposure to chemical vapors exceeding PEL and to minimize fire hazards. Various microorganisms also utilize hexane.1%)/UEL(7.90-4. Store in a cool dry place.97 Odor Threshold: ND Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient: 3. Section 7 . loss of sensation and impaired gait. and poor ventilation. Skin: Chemical-resistant protective gloves and clothing are recommended. Section 9 . See Section 8 for a description of recommended personal protective equipment. It is a skin irritant and defatting agent.9 days. Bioaccumulation: Low to slight soil mobility. Biodegradability: n-Hexane rapidly evaporates from environmental waters. Proper storage must be determined based on other materials stored and their hazards and potential chemical incompatibility. open containers.Ecological Information Persistence/Degradability: n-Hexane has an atmospheric half-life of 2. Chemical safety goggles or face shield may be necessary depending on quantity of material and conditions of use.

OTHER INFORMATION OEL-Australia: TWA 50 PPM (180 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Belgium: TWA 50 PPM (176 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Denmark: TWA 50 PPM (180 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Finland: TWA 50 PPM (180 MG/M3). Irritant TSCA Inventory List: All ingredients are on the list NIOSH TLV/TWA 50 ppm 180 mg/m3 %Weight/ Volume 99.62 Section 313: No Section 16 . Section 14 . 10kg/pkg (915) RID/ADR: ND ADNR: ND Section 15 .sa Agilent Part No: 200-0007 Section 13 .STEL 200 MG/M3. every chemical should be handled with due respect.Transport Information DOT Regulations: IATA-DGR Regulations: Shipping Name: Chemical Kits Shipping Name: Chemical Kit Hazard Class: 9 UN No. R 48/20 . S 24/25 – Avoid Contact with Skin and Eyes.SKIN JAN 1993 OEL-Japan: TWA 40 PPM (140 MG/M3).Harmful: Danger of Serious Damage to Health By Prolonged Exposure through inhalation. it is prudent to handle this chemical as hazardous. State. the above information pertains only for the solvent and similar types of components in the sample. EUROPEAN INFORMATION EC Index No: 601-037-00-0 Highly Flammable Harmful R 11 – Highly Flammable. and local regulations. 3316 Packing Group: II Packing Group: II Label: Class 9 Label: Class 9 Aircraft: Passenger/Cargo: 10L/pkg Aircraft: Passenger/Cargo: 1kg/pkg (Y915). When no toxicity data is provided.Other Information Unless otherwise noted.STEL 150 PPM (530 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-France: TWA 50 PPM (170 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Germany: TWA 50 PPM (180 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Hungary: TWA 100 MG/M3. S 51 – Use Only in Well Ventilated Areas. 3316 Hazard Class: 9 UN No. S 16 – Keep Away From Sources of Ignition – No Smoking. S 29 – Do Not Empty Into Drains. S 9 – Keep Container in a Well Ventilated Area.Regulatory Information-Exposure Limits: Chemical Name CAS Number Hexane [110-54-3] OSHA PEL/TWA 50 ppm 180 mg/m3 ACGIH TLV/TWA 50 ppm 176 mg/m3 SARA Reporting (Hexane) Section 302: No Section 304: No OSHA Labeling Requirements: Flammable Liquid. since individual chemical hypersensitivity cannot be predicted.SKIN JAN 1993 OEL-The Netherlands: TWA 100 PPM (360 MG/M3) JAN 1993 3 . Furthermore.Disposal Considerations Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber. Comply fully with all Federal.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration PEL Permissible Exposure Limit RID/ADR .American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists‘ ADNR KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS: .Chemical Abstract Service DOT .STEL 300 MG/M3 JAN 1993 OEL-Sweden: TWA 25 PPM (90 MG/M3). Jordan.International Air Transport AssociationDangerous Goods Regulation LEL . Koreas Check ACGIH TLV OEL In New Zealand.Regulations concerning the carriage of dangerous goods on the Rhine CAS . Columbia.National Toxicology Program OEL – Occupational Exposure Limit OSHA .STEL 100 PPM (360 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Turkey: TWA 500 PPM (1800 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-United Kingdom: TWA 100 PPM (360 MG/M3).Time Weighted Average UEL . Department of Transportation 49 Code of Federal Regulations IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer IATA-DGR .STEL 50 PPM (180 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Switzerland: TWA 50 PPM (180 MG/M3). Vietnam CHECK ACGIH TLV ACGIH .No Data NIOSH .STEL 125 PPM JAN 1993 OEL In Bulgaria.Indicates CAS Number 4 .US.Threshold Limit Value TWA .Upper Explosion Limit [ ] .National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NTP .sa Agilent Part No: 200-0007 OEL-The Philippines: TWA 500 PPM (1800 MG/M3) JAN 1993 OEL-Poland: TWA 400 MG/M3 JAN 1993 OEL-Russia: TWA 40 PPM. Singapore.Not Applicable ND .Regulations Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail/European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road TLV .Lower Explosion Limit NA .