Material Safety Data Sheet
|Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification |
MSDS Name: Phenolphthalein
Catalog Numbers: S76958, S76961, P79 100, P79 500, P79-100, P79-500, P79100, P79500, S71428
Synonyms: 3,3-Bis(4-Hydoroxyphenyl)-1(3H)-Isobenzofuranone; 3,3-Bis(p-Hydroxyphenyl)Phthalide; Alpha-Di(p-Hydroxyphenyl)phthalide
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|Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients|
|CAS# ||Chemical Name ||Percent ||EINECS/ELINCS|
| 77-09-8||Phenolphthalein|| 100 ||201-004-7|
|Section 3 - Hazards Identification|
Appearance: pale yellow. Caution! May cause eye and skin irritation. Maycause respiratory and digestive tract irritation.
Target Organs: Kidneys.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: May cause kidney injury.
|Section 4 - First Aid Measures|
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Get medical aid. Wash clothing before reuse. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
Ingestion: 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 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.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
|Section 5 - Firefighting Measures|
General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
Extinguishing Media: For small fires, use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or chemical foam. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Flash Point: Not available.(estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0; Reactivity: 0 Explosion Limits, Lower: Not available. Upper: Not available.
|Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures|
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
|Section 7 - Handling and Storage|
Handling: Wash hands before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing.
Storage: Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
|Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection|
Engineering Controls: Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control airborne levels.
|Chemical Name ||ACGIH ||NIOSH ||OSHA - Final PELs|
|Phenolphthalein||none listed||none listed||none listed|
OSHA Vacated PELs: Phenolphthalein: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
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 gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
|Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties|
Physical State: Solid
Appearance: pale yellow
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Negligible.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:264 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: Insoluble in water.
|Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity|
Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
|Section 11 - Toxicological Information|
CAS# 77-09-8: SM8380000
CAS# 77-09-8: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Other Studies: No data available.
|Section 12 - Ecological Information|
Ecotoxicity: Not available.
Environmental Fate: Not available.
Physical/Chemical: Not available.
Other: Not available.
|Section 13 - Disposal Considerations|
Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
RCRA D-Series Maximum Concentration ofContaminants: None listed.
RCRA D-Series Chronic Toxicity ReferenceLevels: None listed.
RCRA F-Series: None listed.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
|Section 14 - Transport Information|
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|Section 15 - Regulatory Information|
CAS# 77-09-8 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
Section 302 (RQ)
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
CAS # 77-09-8: acute.
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants. This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors. This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 77-09-8 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed. European/International Regulations
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 77-09-8: 1
CAS# 77-09-8 is listed on Canada's DSL/NDSL List.
This product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
CAS# 77-09-8 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
|Section 16 - Additional Information|
MSDS Creation Date: 2/16/1995
Revision #6 Date: 12/12/1997
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