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Paraffin wax(8002-74-2)

Paraffin wax(8002-74-2)
Product IdentificationBack to Contents
【Product Name】

Paraffin wax
【Synonyms】

Hard Paraffin
Hydrocarbon wax
Petroleum wax
【CAS】

8002-74-2
【EINECS】

232-315-6
【RTECS】

RV0350000
【RTECS Class】

Tumorigen; Primary Irritant
【Beilstein/Gmelin】

NA
Physical and Chemical PropertiesBack to Contents
【Appearance】

White translucent tasteless odorless solids. A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum fractions.
【Solubility in water】

Insoluble
【Melting Point】

47 - 65
【Boiling Point】

>370
【Vapor Pressure】

0.75 (20 C)
【Density】

0.88 - 0.92 g/cm3 (20 C)
【Heat Of Vaporization】

【Heat Of Combustion】

-41.4 kJ/g
【Usage】

Used in candles, lubricants, crayons, floor polishes, cosmetics, chewing gum.
First Aid MeasuresBack to Contents
【Ingestion】

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
【Inhalation】

Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
【Skin】

Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
【Eyes】

Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. If irritation develops, get medical aid.
Handling and StorageBack to Contents
【Storage】

Store in a tightly closed container. Refrigerator (approx 4 C). Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
【Handling】

Wash hands before eating. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use with adequate ventilation.
Hazards IdentificationBack to Contents
【Inhalation】

Low hazard for usual industrial handling. If heated, dust or fume may cause respiratory tract irritation. Inhalation of a mist of this material may cause respiratory tract irritation.
【Skin】

Low hazard for usual industrial handling. Contact with heated material can cause skin burns and irritation.
【Eyes】

May cause mild eye irritation.
【Ingestion】

May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
【EC Safety Phrase】

S 24/25
【UN (DOT)】

1325
Exposure Controls/Personal ProtectionBack to Contents
【Personal Protection】

Eyes: 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 Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. 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.
【Exposure Effects】

Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis.
【Poison Class】

-
Fire Fighting MeasuresBack to Contents
【Flash Point】

199
【Autoignition】

245
【Fire Fighting】

Use dry chemical, CO2, alcohol foam, or water spray. In fire conditions, fire-fighters should wear an appropriate mask or a self-containing breathing apparatus.Wash spill area with soap and water.
【Upper exp. limit】

6.5
【Lower exp. limit】

.6
【Fire Potential】

Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Accidental Release MeasuresBack to Contents
【Small spills/leaks】

Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Provide ventilation.
Stability and ReactivityBack to Contents
【Disposal Code】

1
【Stability】

Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
【Incompatibilities】

Strong oxidizing agents.
【Decomposition】

Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acrid smoke and fumes.
【Combustion Products】

contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes, keeping Fire or excessive heat may produce hazardous decomposition products to be produced as dust or fume.
Transport InformationBack to Contents
【UN Number】

1325
【Hazard Class】

4.1
【Packing Group】

II; III
【HS Code】

2710 19 99
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