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PETROLEUM SULFONATE, SODIUM SALT ICSC: 1598
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Sodium petroleum sulfonate
Sulfonic acids, petroleum, sodium salt
Petroleum sulfonic acid, sodium salt
CAS # 68608-26-4 RSO3Na
RTECS # WR7150000 Molecular mass: 500
UN #
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray. Foam. Alcohol-resistant foam. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough. Nausea. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Use face shield. Chemical protection suit. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from food and feedstuffs.
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 2005

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PETROLEUM SULFONATE, SODIUM SALT ICSC: 1598
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
VISCOUS COLOURLESS LIQUID

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
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 is severely irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: >150C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.08-1.12
Flash point: >160C o.c.
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2005