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COPPER NAPHTHENATE (SOLUTION) ICSC: 0303
Date of peer-review: April 1994

Naphthenic acid, copper salt (solution)
CAS # 1338-02-9
RTECS # QK9100000
UN # 3009
EC # 029-003-00-5
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable. See Notes.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough.
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place. Do NOT wash away into sewer. (Extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles).
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xn
R: 10-22
S: (2-)
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Subsidiary Risks: 3

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Fireproof. Separated from food and feedstuffs.
IPCS
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Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2001

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COPPER NAPHTHENATE (SOLUTION) ICSC: 0303
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
DARK GREEN VISCOUS LIQUID.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic gases.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour.

INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance irritates the eyes and the skin.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: (see Notes) 150-250C
Solubility in water: none
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
This substance may be hazardous to the environment; special attention should be given to water organisms.
NOTES
The substance is generally used only as a solution, usually in mineral spirits or oils. The physical and toxicological properties will depend on the solvent used. Solvents used in commercial formulations may cause acute effects on the lungs and central nervous system. Cuprinol, Wittox-C are trade names. Molecular mass will vary depending on the form of the naphthenic acid.
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