ChemicalBook >>Benzothiazole>>Benzothiazole(95-16-9)


Product IdentificationBack to Contents
【Product Name】


FEMA number 3256
USAF ek-4812
Vangard BT


【Molecular Weight】



【RTECS Class】

Primary Irritant


【Beilstein Reference】

【EC Class】

Physical and Chemical PropertiesBack to Contents

Clear yellow liquid, odor similar to quinoline.
【Solubility in water】

slightly soluble
【Melting Point】

1 - 3
【Boiling Point】

【Vapor Pressure】

0.12 (25 C)

1.246 g/cm3 (20 C)

11.56 (pKb)
【Partition Coefficient】

【Heat Of Vaporization】

44.5 kJ/mol
【Heat Of Combustion】

-4215 kJ/mol

Flavoring substance or adjuvant.
【Saturation Concentration】

4.5% at 131 C (calculated)
【Vapor Density】

【Refractive Index】

1.6379 (20 C)
First Aid MeasuresBack to Contents

If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.

Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.

Get medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.

Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Handling and StorageBack to Contents

Keep away from heat and flame. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep away from water.

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not allow water to get into the container because of violent reaction. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Do not ingest or inhale. Do not allow contact with water. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Keep from contact with moist air and steam.
Hazards IdentificationBack to Contents

Harmful if swallowed. May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Inhalation of vapor may cause respiratory tract irritation.

Causes mild skin irritation. May be absorbed through the skin in harmful amounts.

Causes mild eye irritation.

When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
【EC Risk Phrase】

R 21/22
【EC Safety Phrase】

S 28 36/37
【UN (DOT)】

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 prevent skin exposure.

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.
Fire Fighting MeasuresBack to Contents
【Flash Point】

【Fire Fighting】

Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Water Reactive. Material will react with water and may release a flammable and/or toxic gas. May ignite or explode on contact with steam or moist air. Extinguishing media: Use dry sand or earth to smother fire. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. DO NOT USE WATER! Contact professional fire-fighters immediately. In case of fire, use carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam.
【Fire Potential】

Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Accidental Release MeasuresBack to Contents
【Small spills/leaks】

Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Wash area with soap and water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Provide ventilation. Do not expose spill to water.
Stability and ReactivityBack to Contents
【Disposal Code】


Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. Combines vigorously or explosively with water. Volatile in steam.

Strong oxidizing agents.

Hydrogen cyanide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.
【Combustion Products】

Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Transport InformationBack to Contents
【UN Number】

【Hazard Class】

【Packing Group】

【HS Code】

2934 20 80
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