Avocado Research Chemicals Ltd - Material Safety Data Sheet 23302
1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE AND SUPPLIER
Name On Label N,N-Diethylhydroxylamine
Product Number 23302
Supplier Johnson Matthey Catalog Company Inc.
30 Bond Street, Ward Hill, Massachusetts, 01835-8099
Emergency Telephone Number: (978) 521-6300; CHEMTREC: (800) 424-9300
Alternative Names None in common use.
2. COMPOSITION AND INFORMATION ON COMPONENTS
Minor Impurities Not determined
CAS No. 3710-84-7 EINECS No. Not listed EEC No.
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Designation FLAMMABLE ~ HARMFUL ~ IRRITANT
Risk Phrases R10 Flammable.
R20/21 Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin.
R65 Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed.
R36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
R40 Possible risk of irreversible effects.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult give oxygen and seek medical attention.
Eye Contact Flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical
Skin Contact Remove contaminated clothing. Wash affected area with soap and water. Rinse thoroughly. If
irritation persists or other symptoms are observed, seek medical advice.
Ingestion Rinse out mouth and drink lots of water. In case of irritation or other symptoms, seek medical
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing Medium Use fire fighting measures which suit the environment and take into account other materials which
may be involved. In general, water-based extinguishers should not be used for fires involving
organic materials. Use carbon dioxide or dry powder.
Protective Equipment Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.
Hazardous Products of Combustion may include: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxides of nitrogen, nitric acid, hydrogen
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal Protection Keep away from ignition sources. Avoid inhalation of vapour. Wear protective equipment including
rubber gloves, eye protection and breathing equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Environmental Protection Take precautions to ensure product does not contaminate the ground or enter the drainage system.
Collection Absorb in vermiculite or proprietary absorbent material and transfer to sealed containers for
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling Chemicals should be used only by those trained in handling potentially hazardous materials. Rubber
gloves, eye protection and protective clothing should be worn. Operations should be carried out in
an efficient fume hood or equivalent system.
Storage Store in tightly sealed containers in a cool place.
Product is hygroscopic. Take precautions to avoid contact with atmospheric moisture.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
Respiratory Avoid inhalation of product. Handle in an efficient fume hood or equivalent system.
Eye Avoid eye contact. Wear safety spectacles, goggles or, for larger quantities, a full face mask.
Hands and Body Irritant product. Avoid skin contact. Wear rubber gloves, protective clothing and, for larger
quantities, full arm, body and face protection. Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
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9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical Constants b.p. 125-130藲
Molecular formula C4H11NO Formula Wt. 89.14
Water solubility Density 0.867
Flash Point 46藲
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Incompatibilities Strong acids. Strong oxidising agents.
Decomposition Hazardous products of decomposition may include: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxides of
nitrogen, nitric acid, hydrogen cyanide.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
RTECS No. NC3500000
Acute Toxicity LD50: Not available
Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Possible risk of irreversible effects.
Chronic Toxicity Possible mutagen.
12. ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS
General Take care to prevent chemicals from entering the ground, water courses or drainage systems.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Disposal Disposal should be via an approved contractor and should take full account of local regulations.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Land Transport ADR/RIC Code/Class Packing Group n/a
Maritime Transport IMDG Code/Class Packing Group n/a
Air Transport IATA Code/Class Packing Group n/a
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
CAS No. 3710-84-7 EINECS No. Not listed EEC No. UN No. None RTECS No. NC3500000
Hazard Indication FLAMMABLE ~ HARMFUL ~ IRRITANT
Risk & Safety Phrases Flammable.
Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin.
Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed.
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Possible risk of irreversible effects.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
16. OTHER INFORMATION
It must be recognised that the physical and chemical properties of any product may not be fully understood and that new,
possibly hazardous products may arise from reactions between chemicals. The information given in this data sheet is based
on our present knowledge and shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a
legally valid contractual relationship.
Date of Last Review: 1st June 2000 Date Printed: 13th November 2000