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SA F E T Y D A T A SH E E T D IE T H Y L P H T H A L A T E

1. I D E N T I FI C A TI O N O F TH E S U B ST A N C E/P R EP A R A TI O N A N D TH E C O M P A N Y :

PR O DU CT NA M E : P A R T N o .: S U P PL IE R :

DIETHYL PHTHALATE RM092 J M Loveridge plc Southbrook Road, Southampton Hampshire SO15 1BH Tel: 023 8022 2008 Fax: 023 8022 2117

2. C O M P O S IT IO N /I N F O R M A TI O N O N IN G R E D I EN TS :

E U I N D EX N o .: E E C (E IN E C S ) N o . C A S N o .:

- - 201-550-6 84-66-2

3. H A ZA R D S ID EN T IF I C A TI O N :

Not regarded as a health or environmental hazard under current legislation.

4. F I R S T A ID M EA S U R ES :

G E NE R AL : IN G E ST I O N : S K IN : E YE S :

IN ALL CASES OF DOUBT OR WHEN SYMPTOMS PERSIST, ALWAYS SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION Only when conscious rinse mouth out. Obtain medical attention if adverse symptoms occur. Wash affected area with plenty of soap and water. Rinse immediately with copious amounts of water. If irritation or discomfort persists, seek medical attention.

5. F I R E FI G H TI N G M E A S U R E S :

E X T IN G U IS H IN G M E D I A : S P EC IA L FIR E F I G H T IN G PR O CE DU RE S :

Foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Do not release contaminated water used for extinguishing into drains, soil or surface water. 1 /4

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H A ZA R D O U S C O M B U ST I O N P R O D U C T S: P R O TE C T IV E M E A SU R E S I N F I R E :
Burning may release oxides of carbon and other hazardous gases or vapours. Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

6. A C C I D EN TA L R E LE A S E M E A S U R E S:

P E R S O N A L P R E C A U TI O N I N S P IL L : P R EC A U T IO N S T O P R O TE C T E N V IR O N M E N T: S P IL L C L E A N U P M E T H O D S:

Spillage may constitute a slipping hazard. Prevent contamination of soil, drains and surface water. Take-up spillage with absorbent, inert material and place in a suitable and closable labelled container for recovery or disposal. Wash the area clean with water and detergent, observing environmental requirements.

7. H A N D LI N G A N D S T O R A G E :

U S A G E P R E C A U T IO N S : S TO R A G E P R E C A U T IO N S :

The product should be used in accordance with good industrial safety practice and hygiene principles for handling and storing of chemicals. Store in a cool dry place.

8. E X PO S U R E C O N T R O LS A N D P ER S O N A L PR O TEC TI O N :

INGREDIENT NAME: DIETHYL PHTHALATE

CAS No.: 84-66-2

STD OES

LT EXP 8 Hrs 5 mg/m3

ST EXP 15 Min 10 mg/m3

V E N TI L A T I O N : P R O TE C T IV E G L O V ES : E Y E P R O T EC T IO N : H Y G IE N IC W O R K P R A C T IC E S:

Work in a fume cupboard or use local exhaust ventilation. Use engineering controls to maintain airborne concentrations below OES. Use impervious gloves made of butyl rubber or PVC. Use eye protection if eye contact is likely. SKIN PROTECTION - apply barrier cream to hands and exposed skin.

9. P H Y S I C A L A N D C H EM I C A L PR O P E R TI E S :

A P P EA R A N C E : D E N SI T Y /S PE C I FIC G R A V I TY (g/ m l): V A P O U R D E N SI TY (a ir= 1 ): V A P O U R P R E S SU R E : S O L U B IL I TY D E S C R IP T I O N : F L A S H PO I N T (C ):

Clear colourless liquid.

1.1 16 - 1.1 20
>1

T em pera tu re (C ):

@ 2 0C

0.0 044 m bar


Insoluble in water.

T em pera tu re (C ):

20

15 6C

M eth od :

10. S T A BI LI T Y A N D R EA C TI V I TY :

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S TA B IL I TY : C O N D IT IO N S T O A V O I D : H A ZA R D O U S D E C O M P . P R O D U C TS :
Stable under normal conditions of use. Avoid excessive heat. Thermal decomposition or burning may release oxides of carbon and other hazardous gases or vapours.

11. T O X I C O LO G I C A L I N F O R M A TI O N :

T O X I C D O SE - L D 5 0 : IN H A LA T IO N : IN G E ST I O N : S K IN : E YE S :

9000 mg/kg (oral rat) Harmful concentrations of vapour do not normally arise except under high temperature or high atomisation. High concentrations of mist may give rise to respiratory irritation. May cause nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea. Ingestion of large amounts will have a laxative effect. Non irritant on incidental contact. May cause transient eye irritation and discomfort.

12. E C O L O G IC A L IN FO R M A T IO N :

E co to x ico lo g ica l d a ta E C 5 0 , 4 8 H R S , D A PH N I A , m g /l : E C O L O G IC A L IN F O R M A T IO N :

Acute toxicity. LC50 48 hours fish (Leuciscus idus) 61 mg/l 52 mg/l AVOID RELEASE TO THE ENVIRONMENT - the preparation is likely to be harmful to aquatic environment.

13. D IS P O S A L C O N S I D E R A TI O N S :

D I S P O SA L M E T H O D S:

Via authorised/licenced waste disposal contractor to an approved waste disposal site, observing all local and national regulations.

14. T R A N SP O R T I N F O R M A T I O N :

G E NE R AL :

Not classified as hazardous for transport.

15. R EG U L A T O R Y IN F O R M A TI O N :

U K R E G U L A T O R Y R E F E R E N C E S:

This product is not classed as dangerous substance under the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances regulations.

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16. O TH ER I N F O R M A T I O N :

IN F O R M A T IO N SO U R C E S: R E V IS IO N C O M M E N TS : IS S U E D B Y : S D S N o .: DA T E : DIS CL AIM E R:

This product has been classified in accordance with CHIP3 regulations. Edition 01; Revised item(s): MK 173 12/07/02 The foregoing data has been compiled for safety information only and does not form part of any selling specification. Information contained in this Data Sheet is to the best of JMLs knowledge correct at the time of publication. Customers should always satisfy themselves, that the product which they have selected is entirely suitable for their purpose under their conditions of use and in compliance with current regulations. For any further information, please contact the supplier.

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