Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Tetrachlorophthalic anhydride

Revision Date:2023-12-07Revision Number:1

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

Product identifier

  • Product name: Tetrachlorophthalic anhydride
  • CBnumber: CB3313062
  • CAS: 117-08-8
  • EINECS Number: 204-171-4
  • Synonyms: Tetrachlorophthalic anhydride,TCPA

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.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P284 Wear respiratory protection.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continuerinsing.
P308+P313 IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Hazard statements
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction
H318 Causes serious eye damage
H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
H350 May cause cancer
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Tetrachlorophthalic anhydride
  • Synonyms: Tetrachlorophthalic anhydride,TCPA
  • CAS: 117-08-8
  • EC number: 204-171-4
  • MF: C8Cl4O3
  • MW: 285.9

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice
Consult a physician. Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

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
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides Hydrogen chloride gas

Advice for firefighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Further information

No data available

NFPA 704

3
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HEALTH 3 Short exposure could cause serious temporary or moderate residual injury (e.g. liquid hydrogen, sulfuric acid, calcium hypochlorite, hexafluorosilicic acid)
FIRE 1 Materials that require considerable preheating, under all ambient temperature conditions, before ignition and combustion can occur. Includes some finely divided suspended solids that do not require heating before ignition can occur. Flash point at or above 93.3 °C (200 °F). (e.g. mineral oil, ammonia)
REACT 1 Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures (e.g. propene)
SPEC. HAZ.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Advice on safe handling

Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

Hygiene measures

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Moisture sensitive. Handle and store under inert gas.

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

Face shield and safety glasses Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.

The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method: EN374

If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the EC approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.

Body Protection

Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Respiratory protection

Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full- face particle respirator type N100 (US) or type P3 (EN 143) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Control of environmental exposure

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • Appearancelight gray crystalline
  • OdourNo data available
  • Odour ThresholdNo data available
  • pHNo data available
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: 253 - 257 °C - lit.
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range371 °C - lit.
  • Flash point360 °C - closed cup
  • Evaporation rateNo data available
  • Flammability (solid, gas)No data available
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limitsNo data available
  • Vapour pressure 0,21 hPa at 150 °C
  • Vapour density No data available
  • Relative density1,98 g/cm3 at 21 °C No data available
  • Water solubilityNo data available
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterNo data available
  • Autoignition temperature >250 °C
  • Decomposition temperatureNo data available
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: No data available
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesNo data available

Other safety information

No data available

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

No data available

Chemical stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

No data available

Conditions to avoid

No data available

Incompatible materials

Oxidizing agentsStrong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Rat - > 15.800 mg/kg Inhalation
LD50 Dermal - Rabbit - > 5.000 mg/kg
Skin corrosion/irritation
No data available No data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
No data available
Respiratory or skin sensitization
No data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
Test Type: in vitro test
Test system: S. typhimurium
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Result: negative
Carcinogenicity
No data available
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: > 15800 mg/kg LD50 dermal Rabbit > 5000 mg/kg

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

No data available

Persistence and degradability

Biodegradability aerobic - Exposure time 28 d

Result: 0 % - Not readily biodegradable. (OECD Test Guideline 301C)

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

Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product

Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.

Contaminated packaging

Dispose of as unused product.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: 3077 IMDG: 3077 IATA: 3077

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.

(tetrachlorophthalic anhydride)

IMDG: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.

(tetrachlorophthalic anhydride)

IATA: Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s. (tetrachlorophthalic anhydride)

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: 9 IMDG: 9 IATA: 9

Packaging group

ADR/RID: III IMDG: III IATA: III

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: yes IMDG Marine pollutant: yes IATA: yes

Special precautions for user

Further information

EHS-Mark required (ADR 2.2.9.1.10, IMDG code 2.10.3) for single packagings and combination packagings containing inner packagings with Dangerous Goods > 5L for liquids or > 5kg for solids.Packages smaller than or equal to 5 kg / L , not dangerous goods of Class 9

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
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
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/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/
EC Inventory:Listed.

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

The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact with this substance.
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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