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    SAFETY DATA SHEETS

    According to Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - Sixth revised edition

    Version: 1.0

    Creation Date: Aug 19, 2017

    Revision Date: Aug 19, 2017

    1.Identification

    1.1 GHS Product identifier

    Product name 2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid

    1.2 Other means of identification

    Product number -
    Other names DODECYL BENZENE SULFONIC ACID

    1.3 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use

    Identified uses For industry use only. Surfactants
    Uses advised against no data available

    1.4 Supplier's details

    Company Echemi.com
    Address Echemi.com
    Telephone Echemi.com
    Fax Echemi.com

    1.5 Emergency phone number

    Emergency phone number Echemi.com
    Service hours Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours).

    2.Hazard identification

    2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

    Acute toxicity - Oral, Category 4

    Skin corrosion, Category 1B

    2.2 GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

    Pictogram(s)
    Signal word

    Danger

    Hazard statement(s)

    H302 Harmful if swallowed

    H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

    Precautionary statement(s)
    Prevention

    P264 Wash ... thoroughly after handling.

    P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

    P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

    P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

    Response

    P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…if you feel unwell.

    P330 Rinse mouth.

    P301+P330+P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

    P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water [or shower].

    P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

    P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.

    P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…

    P321 Specific treatment (see ... on this label).

    P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

    Storage

    P405 Store locked up.

    Disposal

    P501 Dispose of contents/container to ...

    2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification

    none

    3.Composition/information on ingredients

    3.1 Substances

    Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number Concentration
    2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid 2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid 27176-87-0 none 100%

    4.First-aid measures

    4.1 Description of necessary first-aid measures

    General advice

    Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

    If inhaled

    Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.

    In case of skin contact

    Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .

    In case of eye contact

    First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.

    If swallowed

    Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .

    4.2 Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

    EYES AND SKIN: A 0.5% to 1% concentration in water caused significant irritation. The technical grade is corrosive and may cause irreversible damage to eyes and skin. INGESTION: Irritation of the mouth, esophagus and stomach. Diarrhea, intestinal distention and occasional vomiting. (USCG, 1999)

    4.3 Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

    Absorption, Distribution and Excretion

    Linear alkylbenzenesulfonic acid is absorbed through the gills and body surface of fish (carp), distributed via blood to the various tissues and organs, transported to the hepatopancreas (liver for goldfish and others), and subsequently, via bile, eliminated with the feces. /Linear alkylbenzenesulfonic acid/

    5.Fire-fighting measures

    5.1 Extinguishing media

    Suitable extinguishing media

    If material is on fire or involved in a fire: Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Solid streams of water may be ineffective. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible. Use "alcohol" foam, carbon dioxide, or dry chemical. Use water spray to knock-down vapors.

    5.2 Specific hazards arising from the chemical

    Special Hazards of Combustion Products: May give off SO 3 , SO 2 and H 2 S (USCG, 1999)

    5.3 Special protective actions for fire-fighters

    Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

    6.Accidental release measures

    6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

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

    6.2 Environmental precautions

    Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in sealable non-metallic containers. Cautiously neutralize remainder with sodium bicarbonate.

    6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

    Water spill: Neutralize with agricultural lime (calcium oxide), crushed limestone (calcium carbonate), or sodium bicarbonate. If dissolved, apply activated carbon at ten times the spilled amount in region of 10 ppm or greater concn. Use mechanical dredges or lifts to remove immobilized masses of pollutants and precipitates.

    7.Handling and storage

    7.1 Precautions for safe handling

    Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.

    7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

    Separated from bases and oxidants.Do not store in carbon steel or aluminum. Storage temp: Ambient; Venting: Open.

    8.Exposure controls/personal protection

    8.1 Control parameters

    Occupational Exposure limit values

    no data available

    Biological limit values

    no data available

    8.2 Appropriate engineering controls

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

    8.3 Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

    Eye/face protection

    Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

    Skin protection

    Wear impervious clothing. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace. 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 EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

    Respiratory protection

    Wear dust mask when handling large quantities.

    Thermal hazards

    no data available

    9.Physical and chemical properties

    Physical state brown or tan solid
    Colour Light yellow to brown
    Odour no data available
    Melting point/ freezing point 10ºC
    Boiling point or initial boiling point and boiling range 315ºC
    Flammability Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
    Lower and upper explosion limit / flammability limit no data available
    Flash point 29.44°C
    Auto-ignition temperature no data available
    Decomposition temperature >204.5°C
    pH no data available
    Kinematic viscosity no data available
    Solubility in water: very good
    Partition coefficient n-octanol/water (log value) no data available
    Vapour pressure no data available
    Density and/or relative density 1.2
    Relative vapour density no data available
    Particle characteristics no data available

    10.Stability and reactivity

    10.1 Reactivity

    no data available

    10.2 Chemical stability

    Stable under recommended storage conditions.

    10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

    DODECYLBENZENESULFONIC ACID is corrosive. When heated to decomposition or on contact with strong acids produces highly toxic fumes of oxides of sulfur. The toxicity and hazards of individual alkylbenzene sulfonic acids must be assessed individually [Kirk-Othmer, 3rd ed., Vol. 22, 1978, p. 45].

    10.4 Conditions to avoid

    no data available

    10.5 Incompatible materials

    ... On contact with acid or acid fumes, they emit highly toxic fumes of SO(x). /Sulfonates/

    10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

    Poisonous gases may be produced in fire. May give off SO3, SO2, and hydrogen sulfide.

    11.Toxicological information

    Acute toxicity

    • Oral: LD50 Rat oral: 890 mg/kg
    • Inhalation: no data available
    • Dermal: no data available

    Skin corrosion/irritation

    no data available

    Serious eye damage/irritation

    no data available

    Respiratory or skin sensitization

    no data available

    Germ cell mutagenicity

    no data available

    Carcinogenicity

    no data available

    Reproductive toxicity

    no data available

    STOT-single exposure

    no data available

    STOT-repeated exposure

    no data available

    Aspiration hazard

    no data available

    12.Ecological information

    12.1 Toxicity

    • Toxicity to fish: no data available
    • Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: no data available
    • Toxicity to algae: no data available
    • Toxicity to microorganisms: no data available

    12.2 Persistence and degradability

    The biodegradation of linear sodium alkylbenzenesulfonic acid ... by marine bacteria ... was degraded by some (unspecified) species of marine bacteria when it was present as a sole carbon source, but only when massive aeration was employed ... /Linear sodium alkylbenzenesulfonic acid/

    12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

    no data available

    12.4 Mobility in soil

    Sesquioxides such as ferric oxide, and aluminum oxide are important in the sorption of linear alkylbenzenesulfonic acid. /Linear alkylbenzenesulfonic acid/

    12.5 Other adverse effects

    no data available

    13.Disposal considerations

    13.1 Disposal methods

    Product

    The material can be disposed of by removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant or by controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing. Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal. Do not discharge to sewer systems.

    Contaminated packaging

    Containers can be triply rinsed (or equivalent) and offered for recycling or reconditioning. Alternatively, the packaging can be punctured to make it unusable for other purposes and then be disposed of in a sanitary landfill. Controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing is possible for combustible packaging materials.

    14.Transport information

    14.1 UN Number

    ADR/RID: UN2584 IMDG: UN2584 IATA: UN2584

    14.2 UN Proper Shipping Name

    ADR/RID: ALKYSULPHONIC ACIDS, LIQUID or ARYLSULPHONIC ACIDS, LIQUID with more than 5% free sulphuric acid
    IMDG: ALKYSULPHONIC ACIDS, LIQUID or ARYLSULPHONIC ACIDS, LIQUID with more than 5% free sulphuric acid
    IATA: ALKYSULPHONIC ACIDS, LIQUID or ARYLSULPHONIC ACIDS, LIQUID with more than 5% free sulphuric acid

    14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

    ADR/RID: 3 IMDG: 3 IATA: 3

    14.4 Packing group, if applicable

    ADR/RID: III IMDG: III IATA: III

    14.5 Environmental hazards

    ADR/RID: no IMDG: no IATA: no

    14.6 Special precautions for user

    no data available

    14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

    no data available

    15.Regulatory information

    15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question

    Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number
    2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid 2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid 27176-87-0 none
    European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Listed.
    EC Inventory Listed.
    United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Listed.
    China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015 Not Listed.
    New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC) Listed.
    Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) Listed.
    Vietnam National Chemical Inventory Listed.
    Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC) Listed.

    16.Other information

    Information on revision

    Creation Date Aug 19, 2017
    Revision Date Aug 19, 2017

    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

    • IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home
    • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm
    • IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/
    • eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en
    • CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple
    • ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp
    • ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg
    • Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp
    • ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

    Disclaimer: The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. We as supplier shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
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