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  • 1. Click for suppliers of this product4-Chlorobenzonitrile (cas 623-03-0) MSDS MSDS : 4-Chlorobenzonitrile, 95% (GC) CAS : 623-03-0 SYNONYMS : PCBN; P-Chlorobenzonitrile.Catalog of Chemical Suppliers, Buyers, Custom Synthesis Companies And Equipment Manufacturers[ 4-Chlorobenzonitrile, 95% (GC) 623-03-0 ] **** SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS **** +----------------+--------------------------------------+----------+-----------+ | CAS# | Chemical Name | % | EINECS# | |----------------|--------------------------------------|----------|-----------| | 623-03-0 |4-Chlorobenzonitrile | 99 | 210-765-4 | +----------------+--------------------------------------+----------+-----------+ Hazard Symbols: XN Risk Phrases: 21/22 36 **** SECTION 3 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION **** EMERGENCY OVERVIEW Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed. Irritating to eyes.The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated. Potential Health Effects Eye: Causes eye irritation. May cause chemical conjunctivitis. Skin: May cause skin irritation. May be metabolized to cyanide which in turn acts by inhibiting cytochrome oxidase impairing cellular respiration. Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Metabolism may release cyanide, which may result in headache, dizziness, weakness, collapse, unconsciousness and possible death. Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Can produce delayed pulmonary edema. May be metabolized to cyanide which in turns act by inhibiting cytochrome oxidase impairing cellular respiration. Chronic: May be metabolized to cyanide which in turn acts by inhibiting cytochrome oxidase impairing cellular respiration. Effects may be delayed. **** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES **** Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid. 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:
  • 2. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If notbreathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult,give oxygen. Get medical aid. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouthresuscitation.Notes to Physician:Treat symptomatically and supportively.**** SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES ****General Information:As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus inpressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and fullprotective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gasesmay be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.Extinguishing Media:Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. Use water spray, drychemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.**** SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES ****General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicatedin Section 8.Spills/Leaks:Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the ProtectiveEquipment section. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container fordisposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.**** SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE ****Handling:Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation.Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes,skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestionand inhalation. Wash clothing before reuse.Storage:Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry,well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.**** SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION ****Engineering Controls:Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equippedwith an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequateventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.Exposure LimitsCAS# 623-03-0:Personal Protective EquipmentEyes:Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemicalsafety goggles as described by OSHAs eye and faceprotection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or EuropeanStandard EN166.Skin:Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skinexposure.Clothing:Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skinexposure.Respirators:A respiratory protection program that meets OSHAs 29CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or EuropeanStandard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplaceconditions warrant respirator use.**** SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES ****Physical State: CrystalsColor: whiteOdor: None reported.pH: Not available.
  • 3. Vapor Pressure: Not available.Viscosity: Not available.Boiling Point: 223 deg C @ 760.00mmHgFreezing/Melting Point: 91.00 - 93.00 deg CAutoignition Temperature: Not applicable.Flash Point: Not applicable.Explosion Limits, lower: Not available.Explosion Limits, upper: Not available.Decomposition Temperature:Solubility in water: insolubleSpecific Gravity/Density:Molecular Formula: C7H4ClNMolecular Weight: 137.57**** SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY ****Chemical Stability:Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storageand handling conditions.Conditions to Avoid:Incompatible materials, dust generation, excess heat.Incompatibilities with Other Materials:Oxidizing agents.Hazardous Decomposition Products:Hydrogen chloride, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, irritating andtoxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.**** SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****RTECS#:CAS# 623-03-0: DI2800000LD50/LC50:CAS# 623-03-0: Draize test, rabbit, eye: 100 mg/24H Moderate; Oral,mouse: LD50 = >300 mg/kg.Carcinogenicity:4-chlorobenzonitrile -Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, or NTP.Other:See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.**** SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION ******** SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS ****Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.**** SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION ****IATANot regulated as a hazardous material.IMONot regulated as a hazardous material.RID/AD Not regulated as a hazardous material.**** SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION ****European/International RegulationsEuropean Labeling in Accordance with EC DirectivesHazard Symbols: XNRisk Phrases:R 21/22 Harmful in contact with skin and ifswallowed.R 36 Irritating to eyes.Safety Phrases:S 23 Do not inhale gas/fumes/vapour/spray.S 28A After contact with skin, wash immediately withplenty of water.S 37 Wear suitable gloves.S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seekmedical advice immediately (show the label where
  • 4. possible).WGK (Water Danger/Protection)CAS# 623-03-0: 2CanadaCAS# 623-03-0 is listed on Canadas NDSL List.CAS# 623-03-0 is not listed on Canadas Ingredient Disclosure List.US FEDERALTSCACAS# 623-03-0 is listed on the TSCA inventory.**** SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ****MSDS Creation Date: 8/24/1997 Revision #4 Date: 3/18/2003The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the bestinformation currently available to us. However, we make no warranty ofmerchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect tosuch information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Usersshould make their own investigations to determine the suitability of theinformation for their particular purposes. In no way shall the company beliable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lostprofits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplarydamages, howsoever arising, even if the company has been advised ofthe possibility of such damages.