MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS
MSDS No: 592-41-6
|SUPPLIER ADDRESS:||6141 Easton Road, Bldg. 1|
PO Box 310
Plumsteadville, PA 18949-0310
|EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER:||(215) 766-8861|
|PRODUCT NAME:||1-HEXENE||SYNONYMS:||Butyl Ethylene, Hexene, Hexylene|
|2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS|
|Ingredient Name||Formula||CAS #||Concentration|| ACGIH TLV || OSHA PEL || MAC || Other STEL |
|Note: ||NE = NONE ESTABLISHED||S/A = SIMPLE ASPHYXIANT|
|3. HAZARD INDENTIFICATION|
* * * EMERGENCY OVERVIEW * * *
Flammable liquid and vapor.
May cause irritation to respiratory tract.
May cause irritation to eyes, skin, and mucous membranes.
Can form explosive mixtures with air.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
ROUTES OF ENTRY: Inhalation , Ingestion
ACUTE EFFECTS: Symptoms include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting. If inhaled, may be irritating to mucous membrane and upper respiratory tract. Also, CNS depression, dizziness, confusion and loss of consciousness may occur.
CHRONIC EFFECTS: None known
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY OVEREXPOSURE: None known
OTHER EFFECTS OF OVEREXPORSURE: None
CARCINOGENICITY (US ONLY):
NTP - No
IARC MONOGRAPHS - No
OSHA REGULATED - No
INHALATION: Immediately remove victim to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration.
EYE CONTACT: Immediately flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.
SKIN CONTACT: Immediately flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing.
INGESTION: Have conscious and alert person drink 1 to 2 glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Summon physician at once.
IN EVENT OF EXPOSURE, CONSULT A PHYSICIAN
NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: None
|5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES|
FLASH POINT: -26 deg.C
AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE: 252 deg.C
FLAMMABLE LIMITS: Vol. %
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Carbon dioxide, foam, or dry chemical.
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING INSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing. Keep fire exposed cylinders cool with water spray.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: Toxic carbon monoxide may be given off during combustion.
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Extremely flammable. Vapors may travel a considerable distance to the source of ignition and flash back. May form explosive mixture in air. Cylinder rupture may occur under fire conditions.
|6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES|
CLEAN UP PROCEDURES: Shut off source if possible and remove source of heat. Remove sources of ignition and combustibles. Persons involved in the control and repair of the leak should be provided with all the necessary protective equipment and be properly trained for emergency situations involving this material.
SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT: None
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING: Secure cylinder when using to protect from falling. Use suitable hand truck to move cylinders.
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN STORAGE: Store in well ventilated areas. Keep valve protection cap on cylinders when not in use.
|8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION|
ENGINEERING CONTROLS: Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation to maintain concentrations below flammable limits.
EYE / FACE PROTECTION: Goggles. A safety shower and eyewash station should be readily available.
SKIN PROTECTION: Wear suitable protective clothing.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Use a self-contained breathing apparatus in case of emergency or non-routine use.
OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Safety shoes when handling cylinders.
|9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES|
ODOR: Sweet odor.
PHYSICAL PRESSURE: Liquid
VAPOR PRESSURE: @38 deg.C: 310 mm Hg
VAPOR DENSITY (AIR=1): 3
BOILING POINT (C): 63
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Insoluble
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1): @20 deg.C: 0.66
EVAPORATION RATE: N/Av
ODOR THRESHOLD: 65 ppm
|10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY|
STABILITY: Stable under normal storage conditions.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Sparks, flame, heat and other sources of ignition.
MATERIALS TO AVOID: Oxidizing agents.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: Carbon monoxide.
|11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION|
LETHAL CONCENTRATION (LC50): NONE ESTABLISHED
LETHAL DOSE 50 (LD50): N/Ap
REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS: N/Ap
|12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION|
No adverse ecological effects are expected.
|13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS|
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Waste material may be burned in a controlled manner in an approved incinerator. Dispose of non-refillable cylinders in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. Allow gas to vent slowly to atmosphere in an unconfined area or exhaust hood. If the cylinders are the refillable type, return cylinders to supplier with any valve outlet plugs or caps secured and valve protection caps in place.
|14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION|
DOT DESCRIPTION (US ONLY):
PROPER SHIPPING NAME: 1-Hexene
HAZARD CLASS: 3 (flammable), Packing Group II
INDENTIFICATION NUMBER: UN2370
REPORTABLE QUANTITIES: None
LABELING: FLAMMABLE LIQUID
ADR / RID (EU Only): Class 3, 3(b)
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Cylinders should be transported in a secure upright position in a well ventilated truck.
|15. REGULATORY INFORMATION|
OSHA: Process Safety Management: Material is not listed in appendix A of 29 CFR 1910.119 as highly hazardous chemical.
TSCA: Material is listed in TSCA inventory.
SARA: The threshold planning quantity for material is 10,000 lbs.
EU NUMBER: N/AV
NUMBER IN ANNEX 1 OF DIR 67/548: Not listed in annex 1.
EU CLASSIFICATION: N/AV
OTHER PRECAUTIONS: Protect containers from physical damage. Do not deface cylinders or labels. Cylinders should be refilled by qualified producers of compressed gas. Shipment of a compressed gas cylinder which has not been filled by the owner or with his written consent is a violation of federal law (49 CFR).
ABBREVIATIONS: N/Ap - Not Applicable N/Av - Not Available SA - Simple Asphyxiant NE - None Established
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