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Diethyl phthalate

Item number678978
Molecular weight222,24 g/mol
Quantity 1x500mg
storage conditions20 °C
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Diethyl phthalate


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Safety Data Sheetaccording to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH)
Classifications according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
Printdate 10.12.2023
Product name:Diethyl phthalate
Catalog No.:678978
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixtureIdentified: Laboratory chemical
uses: R&D
Uses advised against:HPC Standards GmbH
Am Wieseneck 7

04451 Cunnersdorf

Tel. +49 34291 3372-36
Fax. +49 34291 3372-39
Emergency telephone numberHPC Standards Tel. +49 34291 3372-36
This number is only available during office hours.
HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC
Label elements
2.2 Label elements
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to EC-directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC.
2.3 Other hazards - none
Synonyms : DEP
Formula : C12H14O4
Molecular Weight : 222,24 g/mol
CAS-No. : 84-66-2
EC-No. : 201-550-6
No components need to be disclosed according to the applicable regulations
Molecular Weight (g/mol)222.24
FIRST AID MEASURES4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in
section 11
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
no data available
FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
no data available
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation.
For personal protection see section 8.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the
environment must be avoided.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13
HANDLING AND STORAGE7.1 Precautions for safe handling
For precautions see section 2.2.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are
opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
7.3 Specific end use(s)
A part from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated
Components with workplace control parameters
8.2 Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and
at the end of workday.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards
such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique
(without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of
contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
Wash and dry Hands Body Protection
impervious clothing, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the
concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Respiratory protection not required. For nuisance exposures use type OV/AG (US) or type ABEK
(EU EN 14387) respirator cartridges. Use respirators and components tested and approved under
appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into
the environment must be avoided
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: liquid
Colour: light yellow
b) Odour no data available c) Odour Threshold no data available
d) pH no data available
e) Melting point/freezing
Melting point/range: -3 °C
f) Initial boiling point and
boiling range
298 - 299 °C
g) Flash point 156,0 °C - closed cup
h) Evapouration rate no data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
j) Upper/lower
flammability or
explosive limits
Lower explosion limit: 0,75 %(V)
k) Vapour pressure < 28 hPa at 25 °C
l) Vapour density 7,7 - (Air = 1.0)
m) Relative density 1,12 g/mL at 25 °C
n) Water solubility 0,932 g/l at 20 °C - OECD Test Guideline 105 - slightly soluble
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/
log Pow: 2,2 at 41 °C
p) Auto-ignition
457,0 °C
q) Decomposition
no data available
r) Viscosity 11,53 mm2/s at 20 °C -
s) Explosive properties no data available
t) Oxidizing properties no data available
9.2 Other safety information
Relative vapour density 7,7 - (Air = 1.0)
no data available
10.2 Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
no data available
10.4 Conditions to avoid
no data available
10.5 Incompatible materials
Oxidizing agents, acids
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products - no data available
In the event of fire: see section 5
TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - rat - 8.600 mg/kg
Remarks: Behavioral:Somnolence (general depressed activity).
LC50 Inhalation - rat - 6 h - > 4.640 mg/m3
LD50 Dermal - rat - male and female - > 10.000 mg/kg
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - rabbit
Result: No skin irritation - 24 h
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - rabbit
Result: Moderate eye irritation
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
- mouse
Result: Did not cause sensitisation on laboratory animals.
(OECD Test Guideline 429)
Germ cell mutagenicity
Result: negative
Ames test
S. typhimurium
Result: negative
Carcinogenicity - mouse - Skin
Tumorigenic:Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria. Liver:Tumors.
This product is or contains a component that is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity based on its IARC,
ACGIH, NTP, or EPA classification.
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC Reproductive toxicity
Reproductive toxicity - rat - Intraperitoneal
Effects on Fertility: Post-implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of
implants). Effects on Embryo or Fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus). Specific
Developmental Abnormalities: Musculoskeletal system.
Reproductive toxicity - mouse - male - Oral
Paternal Effects: Spermatogenesis (including genetic material, sperm morphology,motility, and count).
Paternal Effects: Prostate, seminal vessicle, Cowper's gland, accessory glands. Effects on Newborn: Live
birth index (# fetuses per litter; measured after birth).
Developmental Toxicity - rat - Oral
Specific Developmental Abnormalities: Musculoskeletal system.
Developmental Toxicity - mouse - Skin
Effects on Embryo or Fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus). Specific Developmental
Abnormalities: Musculoskeletal system.
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
no data available Aspiration hazard
no data available
Additional Information
Repeated dose toxicity - rat - male and female - Oral - No observed adverse effect level - 150 mg/kg
RTECS: TI1050000
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been
thoroughly investigated
Toxicity to fish static test LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - 12 mg/l - 96 h
Toxicity to daphnia and
other aquatic
static test LC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - 90 mg/l - 48 h
Toxicity to algae static test EC50 - Desmodesmus subspicatus (Scenedesmus subspicatus) - 23
mg/l - 72 h
(OECD Test Guideline 201)
12.2 Persistence and degradability
Biodegradability aerobic - Exposure time 28 d
Result: 94,6 % - Readily biodegradable.
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
Bioaccumulation Lepomis macrochirus (Bluegill) - 21 d
- 0,00942 mg/l
Bioconcentration factor (BCF): 117
12.4 Mobility in soil
no data available
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
12.6 Other adverse effects
Harmful to aquatic life
DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS13.1 Waste treatment methods
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product
14.2 UN proper shipping name
ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods
IMDG: Not dangerous goods
IATA: Not dangerous goods
14.3 Transport hazard class(es)
14.4 Packaging group
ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: - 14.5 Environmental hazards
ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no IATA: no
14.6 Special precautions for user
no data available
REGULATORY INFORMATIONThis safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
no data available
15.2 Chemical Safety Assessment
For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out
OTHER INFORMATIONThe above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any
guarantee of the properties of the product. For lab use only!