Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Hexane

Revision Date:2024-07-06Revision Number:1

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

Product identifier

  • Product name: Hexane
  • CBnumber: CB1852811
  • CAS: 110-54-3
  • EINECS Number: 203-777-6
  • Synonyms: hexane,N-Hexane

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

  • Relevant identified uses: For R&D use only. Not for medicinal, household or other use.
  • Uses advised against: none

Company Identification

  • Company: Chemicalbook
  • Address: Building 1, Huihuang International, Shangdi 10th Street, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Telephone: 400-158-6606

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

  • Symbol(GHS)
  • Signal wordDanger
Precautionary statements
P201 Obtain special instructions before use.
P202 Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.
P233 Keep container tightly closed.
P240 Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P264 Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P264 Wash skin thouroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P281 Use personal protective equipment as required.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off Immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse SKIN with water/shower.
P308+P313 IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P331 Do NOT induce vomiting.
P370+P378 In case of fire: Use … for extinction.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P405 Store locked up.
Hazard statements
H225 Highly Flammable liquid and vapour
H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
H315 Causes skin irritation
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness
H361 Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
H372 Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
H401 Toxic to aquatic life
H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
Disposal
WARNING.Cancer - https://oehha.ca.gov/proposition-65/chemicals/n-hexane

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Hexane
  • Synonyms: hexane,N-Hexane
  • CAS: 110-54-3
  • EC number: 203-777-6
  • MF: C6H14
  • MW: 86.18

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice
Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
After inhalation: fresh air. Call in physician.
In case of skin contact
In case of skin contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Call in ophthalmologist. Remove contact lenses.
If swallowed
After swallowing: caution if victim vomits. Risk of aspiration! Keep airways free. Pulmonary failure possible after aspiration of vomit. Call a physician immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Carbon dioxide (CO2) Foam Dry powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides Combustible.

Pay attention to flashback.

Vapors are heavier than air and may spread along floors.

Development of hazardous combustion gases or vapours possible in the event of fire. Forms explosive mixtures with air at ambient temperatures.

Advice for firefighters

Stay in danger area only with self-contained breathing apparatus. Prevent skin contact by keeping a safe distance or by wearing suitable protective clothing.

Further information

Remove container from danger zone and cool with water. Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

NFPA 704

3
0
HEALTH
FIRE 3 Liquids and solids (including finely divided suspended solids) that can be ignited under almost all ambient temperature conditions . Liquids having a flash point below 22.8 °C (73 °F) and having a boiling point at or above 37.8 °C (100 °F) or having a flash point between 22.8 and 37.8 °C (73 and 100 °F). (e.g. gasoline, acetone)
REACT 0 Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water (e.g. helium,N2)
SPEC. HAZ.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Advice for non-emergency personnel: Do not breathe vapors, aerosols. Avoid substance contact. Ensure adequate ventilation. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert. For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains. Risk of explosion.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills. Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10). Take up carefully with liquid-absorbent material (e.g.

Chemizorb?). Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling

Work under hood. Do not inhale substance/mixture. Avoid generation of vapours/aerosols.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Flash back possible over considerable distance.Container explosion may occur under fire conditions. Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.Take precautionary measures against static discharge.

Hygiene measures

Immediately change contaminated clothing. Apply preventive skin protection. Wash hands and face after working with substance.

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection

control parameter

Hazard composition and occupational exposure limits
Does not contain substances with occupational exposure limits.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate

government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU). Safety glasses

Skin protection

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,4 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Camatril? (KCL 730 / Aldrich Z677442, Size M)

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 10 min

Material tested:KCL 741 Dermatril? L

Body Protection

Flame retardant antistatic protective clothing.

Respiratory protection

Recommended Filter type: Filter A (acc. to DIN 3181) for vapours of organic compounds

The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer.

These measures have to be properly documented.

Control of environmental exposure

Do not let product enter drains. Risk of explosion.

Exposure limits
TLV-TWA 50 ppm (~175 mg/m3) (ACGIH), 500 ppm (~1750 mg/m3) (OSHA); IDLH 5000 ppm (NIOSH).

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • Appearancecolorless liquid
  • Odourhydrocarbon-like
  • Odour Threshold1.5ppm
  • pH7,0
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: -95 °C
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range69 °C
  • Flash point-22 °C - c.c.
  • Evaporation rate15,8
  • Flammability (solid, gas)No data available
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits Upper explosion limit: 8,1 %(V) Lower explosion limit: 1,0 %(V)
  • Vapour pressure 100 hPa at 9,8 °C
  • Vapour density 3.5 (vs air)
  • Relative density0.660 (20/4℃)
  • Water solubility0,01 g/l at 25 °C - slightly soluble
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterlog Pow: ca.4 at 20 °C - (Lit.), Potential bioaccumulation
  • Autoignition temperature225 °C at 1.013 hPa
  • Decomposition temperatureNo data available
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: 0,3 mPa.s at 25 °C
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesNo data available
  • Henry's Law Constant0.238, 0.413, 0.883, 0.768, and 1.56 at 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 °C, respectively (EPICS, Ashworth et al., 1988)
  • λmaxλ: 200 nm Amax: ≤0.70
    λ: 225 nm Amax: ≤0.10
    λ: 250 nm Amax: ≤0.01

Other safety information

No data available

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

Vapors may form explosive mixture with air. Vapors may form explosive mixture with air.

Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) . The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Risk of explosion with:

Strong oxidizing agents nitrogen oxides

Violent reactions possible with:

halogens

Risk of ignition or formation of inflammable gases or vapours with:

Peroxides (sodium salt)


Conditions to avoid

Exposure to moisture may affect product quality. Warming.

Incompatible materials

rubber, various plastics

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Rat - male and female - 16.000 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 401)
LC50 Inhalation - Rat - 4 h - 172 mg/l Remarks: (RTECS)
LD50 Dermal - Rabbit - male - > 2.000 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 402)
Remarks: (ECHA)
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: Skin irritation - 24 h (OECD Test Guideline 404)
Remarks: (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, Annex VI)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: No eye irritation - 72 h (OECD Test Guideline 405)
Respiratory or skin sensitization
(OECD Test Guideline 429)
Germ cell mutagenicity
No data available Test Type: Ames test
Test system: Salmonella typhimurium
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Method: OECD Test Guideline 471
Result: negative
Test Type: dominant lethal test Species: Mouse
Application Route: inhalation (vapor) Result: negative
Remarks: (ECHA)
Carcinogenicity
No data available
Reproductive toxicity
Overexposure may cause reproductive disorder(s) based on tests with laboratory animals. Suspected human reproductive toxicant Suspected of damaging fertility.
Suspected of damaging fertility.
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
May cause drowsiness or dizziness. - Central nervous system
Remarks: Classified according to Regulation (EU) 1272/2008, Annex VI (Table 3.1/3.2)
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
Inhalation - May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. - Nervous system
Remarks: Classified according to Regulation (EU) 1272/2008, Annex VI (Table 3.1/3.2)
Aspiration hazard
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Aspiration hazard, Aspiration may cause pulmonary edema and pneumonitis.
Toxicity
LC50 (4 hr) in mice by inhalation: 48000 ppm; LD50 orally in rats: 32.0 g/kg (Couri, Milks)

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

Toxicity to fish
LC50 - Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) - 2,5 mg/l - 96 h Remarks: (ECOTOX Database)

Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates

EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - 2,1 mg/l - 48 h Remarks: (Lit.)

Persistence and degradability

Biodegradability aerobic - Exposure time 28 d

Result: 98 % - Readily biodegradable. (OECD Test Guideline 301F)

Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)


Bioaccumulative potential

No data available

Mobility in soil

No data available

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Other adverse effects

No data available

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product

See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and containers, or contact us there if you have further questions.

Incompatibilities

May form explosive mixture with air. Contact with strong oxidizers may cause fire and explo sions. Contact with dinitrogen tetraoxide may explode @ 28℃.Attacks some plastics, rubber and coatings. May accumulate static electrical charges, and may cause ignition of its vapors.

Waste Disposal

Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinera tor equipped with an afterburner and scrubber. All federal, state, and local environmental regulations must be observed.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: 1208 IMDG: 1208

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: HEXANES IMDG: HEXANES IATA: Hexanes

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: 3 IMDG: 3 IATA: 3

Packaging group

ADR/RID: II IMDG: II IATA: II

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: yes IMDG Marine pollutant: yes IATA: no

Special precautions for user

No data available

SECTION 15: Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

Regulations on the Safety Management of Hazardous Chemicals
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015:Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/
EC Inventory:Listed.
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/

SECTION 16: Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

References

【1】CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple

【2】ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

【3】ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

【4】eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en

【5】ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg

【6】Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp

【7】HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm

【8】IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/

【9】IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home

【10】Sigma-Aldrich, website: https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/

Other Information

Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Disclaimer:

The information in this MSDS is only applicable to the specified product, unless otherwise specified, it is not applicable to the mixture of this product and other substances. This MSDS only provides information on the safety of the product for those who have received the appropriate professional training for the user of the product. Users of this MSDS must make independent judgments on the applicability of this SDS. The authors of this MSDS will not be held responsible for any harm caused by the use of this MSDS.

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