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Terephthalic acid

Item number676591
CAS100-21-0
FormulaC8H6O4
Molecular weight166,13 g/mol
Quantity 1x250mg
storage conditions20 °C
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Safety Data Sheetaccording to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH)
Classifications according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
Printdate 03.12.2022
IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
Product name:Terephthalic acid
Catalog No.:676591
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixtureIdentified: Laboratory chemical
uses: R&D
Uses advised against:HPC Standards GmbH
Am Wieseneck 7

04451 Cunnersdorf
Deutschland


Tel. +49 34291 3372-36
Fax. +49 34291 3372-39
contact@hpc-standards.com
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
Pictogram
2.2 Label elements
The product does not need to be labelled in accordance with EC directives or respective national laws.
2.3 Other hazards - none
COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS3.1 Substances
Formula : C8H6O4
Molecular Weight : 166,13 g/mol
CAS-No. : 100-21-0
EC-No. : 202-830-0
No components need to be disclosed according to the applicable regulations
FormulaC8H6O4
Molecular Weight (g/mol)166.13
CAS-No.100-21-0
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
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Avoid
breathing dust.
For personal protection see section 8.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Do not let product enter drains.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. 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
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
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 7.3 Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated
EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION8.1 Control parameters
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
The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and
the standard EN 374 derived from it.
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
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous
substances, and to the specific work-place., 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 is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired,
use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and
approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
Do not let product enter drains
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: powder
Colour: white
b) Odour no data available
c) Odour Threshold no data available
d) pH no data available
e) Melting point/freezing
point
Melting point/range: > 300 °C - lit.
f) Initial boiling point and
boiling range
no data available
g) Flash point no data available
h) Evapouration rate no data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
j) Upper/lower
flammability or
explosive limits
no data available k) Vapour pressure < 0,01 hPa at 20 °C
l) Vapour density no data available
m) Relative density 1,58 g/cm3 at 25 °C
n) Water solubility ca.0,017 g/l at 25 °C - slightly soluble
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/
water
no data available
p) Auto-ignition
temperature
no data available
q) Decomposition
temperature
no data available
r) Viscosity no data available
s) Explosive properties no data available
t) Oxidizing properties no data available
9.2 Other safety information
no data available
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY10.1 Reactivity
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
Strong oxidizing agents
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 - male and female - > 15.380 mg/kg
(OECD Test Guideline 401)
LC50 Inhalation - rat - male and female - 2 h - > 2,02 mg/l
(OECD Test Guideline 403)
LD50 Dermal - rabbit - male and female - > 2.000 mg/kg
(OECD Test Guideline 402)
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - rabbit
Result: No skin irritation - 24 h
(OECD Test Guideline 404)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - rabbit
Result: No eye irritation
(OECD Test Guideline 405) Respiratory or skin sensitisation
no data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
Ames test
S. typhimurium
Result: negative
Mutagenicity (micronucleus test)
mouse - male and female
Result: negative
Carcinogenicity
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
no data available
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
RTECS: WZ0875000
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been
thoroughly investigated.
ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION12.1 Toxicity
Toxicity to fish semi-static test LC50 - Oryzias latipes - > 18,6 mg/l - 96 h
(OECD Test Guideline 203)
Toxicity to daphnia and
other aquatic
invertebrates
Immobilization EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - > 20,1 mg/l - 48 h
(OECD Test Guideline 202)
Toxicity to algae Growth inhibition EC50 - Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (green algae) - > 19
mg/l - 72 h
(OECD Test Guideline 201)
Toxicity to bacteria Respiration inhibition EC50 - Sludge Treatment - 1.393 mg/l - 3 h
(OECD Test Guideline 209)
12.2 Persistence and degradability
Biodegradability aerobic - Exposure time 14 d
Result: 85,2 % - Readily biodegradable.
(OECD Test Guideline 301B)
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
no data available
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 no data available
DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product
Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with
an afterburner and scrubber. Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product
TRANSPORT INFORMATION14.1 UN number
ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -
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)
ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -
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!