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PIGMENT RED 53, BARIUM SALT (2:1) ICSC: 1540
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

Barium bis(2-chloro-5-((2-hydroxy-1-naphthyl)azo)toluene-4-sulphonate)
D&C Red No 9
CAS # 5160-02-1 C17H13ClN2O4S. 1/2Ba
RTECS # DB5500000 Molecular mass: 444.5
UN #
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Dry powder. Carbon dioxide. Water spray.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness.
Safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.
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.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE


IPCS
International
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 1999

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PIGMENT RED 53, BARIUM SALT (2:1) ICSC: 1540
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
YELLOW TO RED POWDER

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the blood and spleen.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Decomposes below melting point at 330C
Density: 1.66 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: >0.00013
Auto-ignition temperature: >340C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.49
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have been investigated but none have been found.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999