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ANTHRAQUINONE ICSC: 1605
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

9,10-Anthraquinone
9,10-Anthracendione
Diphenyl ketone
CAS # 84-65-1 C14H8O2 / C6H4(CO)2C6H4
RTECS # CB4725000 Molecular mass: 208.2
UN #
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Pain. Redness.
Safety goggles.
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: P1 filter respirator for inert particles. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into containers.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0;
Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
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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ANTHRAQUINONE ICSC: 1605
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
LIGHT YELLOW CRYSTALS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
May cause mechanical irritation.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 380C
Melting point: 286C
Density: 1.4 g/cm
Solubility in water: very poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: negligible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.16
Flash point: 185C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 650C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.39
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.
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IPCS, CEC 2005