8302 Pivalic Acid (English) AAA TCI MSDS A2.0

P0461
Material Safety Data Sheet
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
RISK PHRASES
HAZARD WARNINGS
Corrosive to eyes and skin on contact.
Harmful compound, minimize exposure.
POSSIBLE CARCINOGEN. MINIMIZE EXPOSURE.
Section I.
Chemical Product and Company Identification
Chemical Name
Pivalic Acid
Catalog Number
Supplier
P0461
TCI America
9211 N. Harborgate St.
Synonym
Portland OR
2,2-Dimethylpropionic Acid
1-800-423-8616
Chemical Formula
C 5 H 10 O 2
CAS Number
75-98-9
Section II.
In case of
Emergency
Call
Chemtrec®
(800) 424-9300 (U.S.)
(703) 527-3887
(International)
Composition and Information on Ingredients
Chemical Name
Percent (%)
CAS Number
Pivalic Acid
Min. 98.0 (T)
75-98-9
Toxicology Data
TLV/PEL
This chemical is classified as a
Rat LD
50
(oral) 900 mg/kg
possible carcinogen. There is
Rat LD
50
(dermal) 1900 mg/kg
no acceptable exposure limit
for a carcinogen.
Section III.
Acute Health Effects
Hazards Identification
C o r r o s iv e to s k in , e y e s , a n d r e s p ir a to r y s y s te m .
L iq u id o r s p r a y m is t m a y p r o d u c e tis s u e d a m a g e , p a r tic u la r ly in
m u c o u s m e m b r a n e s o f t h e e y e s , m o u t h a n d r e s p ir a t o r y t r a c t .
in c o r n e a l d a m a g e o r b lin d n e s s .
S k in c o n t a c t m a y p r o d u c e b u r n s .
E y e c o n t a c t c a n r e s u lt
In h a la tio n o f th e s p r a y m is t m a y p r o d u c e s e v e r e ir r ita tio n o f r e s p ir a to r y tr a c t,
characterized by coughing, choking, or shortness of breath. Corrosive materials may cause serious injury if ingested.
Harmful if ingested or inhaled. Minimize exposure to this material. Severe overexposure can result in injury or death.
Follow safe industrial hygiene practices and always wear proper protective equipment when handling this compound.
Chronic Health Effects
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS : Tumorigenic Effects.
Moust TDLo Skin 188 mg/kg/47 weeks intermittent
TOXIC Effects:
Tumorigenic - Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria
Lung, Thorax, or Respiration - Tumors
Skin and Appendages - Tumors
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY : Not available.
Section IV.
Eye Contact
First Aid Measures
C h e c k f o r a n d r e m o v e a n y c o n t a c t le n s e s . In c a s e o f c o n t a c t , im m e d ia t e ly f lu s h e y e s w it h p le n t y o f w a t e r f o r a t le a s t 1 5
minutes. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact
In c a s e o f c o n ta c t, im m e d ia te ly flu s h s k in w ith p le n ty o f w a te r .
R e m o v e c o n ta m in a te d c lo th in g a n d s h o e s .
W ash
clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention.
Inhalation
If t h e v ic t im is n o t b r e a t h in g , p e r f o r m m o u t h - t o - m o u t h r e s u s c it a t io n . L o o s e n t ig h t c lo t h in g s u c h a s a c o lla r , t ie , b e lt o r
w a is t b a n d .
If b r e a t h in g is d if f ic u lt , o x y g e n c a n b e a d m in is t e r e d .
S e e k m e d ic a l a t t e n t io n if r e s p ir a t io n p r o b le m s d o n o t
improve.
Ingestion
D O N O T IN D U C E V O M IT IN G . L o o s e n t ig h t c lo t h in g s u c h a s a c o lla r , t ie , b e lt o r w a is t b a n d . If t h e v ic t im is n o t b r e a t h in g ,
p e r f o r m m o u t h - t o - m o u t h r e s u s c it a t io n .
E x a m in e t h e lip s a n d m o u t h t o a s c e r t a in w h e t h e r t h e t is s u e s a r e d a m a g e d , a
possible indication that the toxic material was ingested; the absence of such signs, however, is not conclusive.
Section V.
Flammability
Flash Points
Combustion Products
Fire Hazards
Explosion Hazards
Fire and Explosion Data
Auto-Ignition
475°C (887°F)
Flammable Limits
Not available.
May be combustible at high temperature.
64°C (147.2°F).
These products are toxic carbon oxides (CO, CO
2
).
Not available.
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.
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Emergency phone number
(800) 424-9300
P0461
Fire Fighting Media
and Instructions
Pivalic Acid
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SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. DO NOT use water jet.
Consult with local fire authorities before attempting large scale fire-fighting operations.
Section VI.
Spill Cleanup
Instructions
Accidental Release Measures
Corrosive material. Harmful material. Possibly carcinogenic material.
S t o p le a k if w it h o u t r is k . If t h e p r o d u c t is in it s s o lid f o r m :
d is p o s a l c o n ta in e r .
If th e p r o d u c t is in its liq u id fo r m :
U s e a s h o v e l t o p u t t h e m a t e r ia l in t o a c o n v e n ie n t w a s t e
D O N O T g e t w a te r in s id e c o n ta in e r .
m a t e r ia l a n d p u t t h e s p ille d m a t e r ia l in a n a p p r o p r ia t e w a s t e d is p o s a l.
to re d u c e v a p o rs .
A b s o r b w ith a n in e r t
D O N O T t o u c h s p ille d m a t e r ia l.
P r e v e n t e n t r y in t o s e w e r s , b a s e m e n t s o r c o n f in e d a r e a s ; d ik e if n e e d e d .
U s e w a te r s p ra y
E lim in a t e a ll s o u r c e s o f
ignition. Consult federal, state, and/or local authorities for assistance on disposal.
Section VII.
Handling and Storage
Information
Handling and Storage
C O R R O S IV E .
HARM FUL.
P O S S IB L E C A R C IN O G E N .
K e e p c o n ta in e r d r y .
K eep a w a y fro m h ea t.
r e q u ir e d . W h e n n o t in u s e , t ig h t ly s e a l t h e c o n t a in e r a n d s t o r e in a d r y , c o o l p la c e .
n o t b re a th e d u s t.
N e v e r a d d w a t e r t o t h is p r o d u c t .
M e c h a n ic a l e x h a u s t
A v o id e x c e s s iv e h e a t a n d lig h t . D o
W e a r s u it a b le p r o t e c t iv e c lo t h in g .
If y o u f e e l u n w e ll, s e e k m e d ic a l
attention and show the label when possible. Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Section VIII.
Engineering Controls
Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
U s e p r o c e s s e n c lo s u r e s , lo c a l e x h a u s t v e n tila tio n , o r o th e r e n g in e e r in g c o n tr o ls to k e e p a ir b o r n e le v e ls b e lo w
r e c o m m e n d e d e x p o s u r e lim it s .
If u s e r o p e r a t io n s g e n e r a t e d u s t , f u m e o r m is t , u s e v e n t ila t io n t o k e e p e x p o s u r e t o
airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Personal Protection
F a c e s h ie ld .
L a b c o a t.
D u s t r e s p ir a t o r .
in h a la t io n o f t h e p r o d u c t .
B o o ts .
G lo v e s .
A M S H A / N IO S H a p p r o v e d r e s p ir a t o r m u s t b e u s e d t o a v o id
S u g g e s t e d p r o t e c t iv e c lo t h in g m ig h t n o t b e s u f f ic ie n t ; c o n s u lt a s p e c ia lis t B E F O R E h a n d lin g
this product.
Exposure Limits
Section IX.
Physical state @ 20°C
This chemical is classified as a possible carcinogen. There is no acceptable exposure limit for a carcinogen.
Physical and Chemical Properties
Solubility
Solid. (White, Crystal Lumps.)
Slightly soluble in water.
Very solulbe in ether, alcohol.
Specific Gravity
Molecular Weight
Boiling Point
0.889 (water=1)
Partition Coefficient
102.13
1 6 3 to 1 6 4 °C (3 2 5 .4 to 3 2 7 .2 °F ) @ 7 6 0
Not available.
Vapor Pressure
3.2 mbar (@ 20°C)
Vapor Density
3.6 g/l
mmHg
Melting Point
Refractive Index
Critical Temperature
Viscosity
Section X.
Stability
Conditions of Instability
Incompatibilities
Section XI.
RTECS Number
Routes of Exposure
Toxicity Data
Chronic Toxic Effects
33 to 35°C (91.4 to 95°F)
(freezing point)
Not available.
Volatility
Not available.
Not available.
Odor
Not available.
Not available.
Taste
Not available.
Stability and Reactivity Data
This material is stable if stored under proper conditions. (See Section VII for instructions)
Avoid excessive heat and light.
Reactive with strong oxidizing agents, Bases, reducing agents.
Toxicological Information
TO7700000
Eye Contact. Ingestion. Inhalation. Skin contact.
Rat LD
50
(oral) 900 mg/kg
Rat LD
50
(dermal) 1900 mg/kg
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS : Tumorigenic Effects.
Moust TDLo Skin 188 mg/kg/47 weeks intermittent
TOXIC Effects:
Tumorigenic - Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria
Lung, Thorax, or Respiration - Tumors
Skin and Appendages - Tumors
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY : Not available.
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Emergency phone number
(800) 424-9300
P0461
Acute Toxic Effects
Pivalic Acid
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C o r r o s iv e t o s k in , e y e s , a n d r e s p ir a t o r y s y s t e m . L iq u id o r s p r a y m is t m a y p r o d u c e t is s u e d a m a g e , p a r t ic u la r ly in m u c o u s
m e m b r a n e s o f t h e e y e s , m o u t h a n d r e s p ir a t o r y t r a c t . S k in c o n t a c t m a y p r o d u c e b u r n s . E y e c o n t a c t c a n r e s u lt in c o r n e a l
d a m a g e o r b lin d n e s s .
In h a la t io n o f t h e s p r a y m is t m a y p r o d u c e s e v e r e ir r it a t io n o f r e s p ir a t o r y t r a c t , c h a r a c t e r iz e d b y
coughing, choking, or shortness of breath. Corrosive materials may cause serious injury if ingested.
Harmful if ingested or inhaled. Minimize exposure to this material. Severe overexposure can result in injury or death.
Follow safe industrial hygiene practices and always wear proper protective equipment when handling this compound.
Section XII.
Ecotoxicity
Environmental Fate
Ecological Information
Not available.
2 , 2 - D im e t h y lp r o p a n o ic a c id m a y b e r e le a s e d t o t h e e n v ir o n m e n t in e f f lu e n t s f r o m p u b lic ly o w n e d t r e a t m e n t w o r k s
( P O T W s ) . If r e le a s e d t o t h e e n v ir o n m e n t , 2 , 2 - d im e t h y lp r o p a n o ic a c id u n d e r e n v ir o n m e n t a l c o n d it io n s ( p H 5 - 9 ) w ill
p r e d o m in a n t ly b e in t h e f o r m o f t h e 2 ,2 - d im e t h y lp r o p a n o ic a c id io n (p K a o f 5 .0 3 1 ). N o d a t a a r e a v a ila b le t o d e t e r m in e
w h e t h e r a d s o r p t io n t o s o il a n d s e d im e n t is a n im p o r t a n t f a t e p r o c e s s f o r t h e 2 ,2 - d im e t h y lp r o p a n o ic a c id io n . If r e le a s e d
t o s o il, b io d e g r a d a t io n m a y b e a n im p o r t a n t f a t e p r o c e s s . If r e le a s e d t o w a t e r , v o la t iliz a t io n , a q u a t i c o x id a t io n w it h
h y d r o x y l r a d ic a ls , a n d h y d r o ly s is a r e n o t e x p e c t e d t o b e im p o r t a n t f a t e p r o c e s s e s . B io d e g r a d a t io n in w a t e r m a y b e
im p o r t a n t , b u t n o r a t e d a t a a r e a v a ila b le . If r e le a s e d t o t h e a m b ie n t a t m o s p h e r e v a p o r - p h a s e 2 , 2 - d im e t h y lp r o p a n o ic
a c id is e x p e c t e d t o m o d e r a t e ly d e g r a d e b y r e a c t io n w it h p h o t o c h e m ic a lly p r o d u c e d h y d r o x y l r a d ic a ls (e s t im a t e d h a lf - lif e
o f 2 7 d a y s ). In o c c u p a t io n a l s e t t in g s , e x p o s u r e t o 2 ,2 - d im e t h y lp r o p a n o ic a c id m a y o c c u r t h r o u g h in h a la t io n o f v a p o r s
and through eye and skin contact.
Section XIII.
Waste Disposal
Disposal Considerations
R e c y c le t o p r o c e s s , if p o s s ib le . C o n s u lt y o u r lo c a l r e g io n a l a u t h o r it ie s . Y o u m a y b e a b le t o d is s o lv e o r m ix m a t e r ia l w it h
a c o m b u s t ib le s o lv e n t a n d b u r n in a c h e m ic a l in c in e r a t o r e q u ip p e d w it h a n a f t e r b u r n e r a n d s c r u b b e r s y s t e m . O b s e r v e a ll
federal, state and local regulations when disposing of the substance.
Section XIV.
DOT Classification
PIN Number
Proper Shipping Name
Packing Group (PG)
Transport Information
DOT Class 8: Corrosive material
UN3261
Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s.
III
DOT Pictograms
Section XV.
TSCA Chemical Inventory
(EPA)
WHMIS Classification
(Canada)
EINECS Number (EEC)
EEC Risk Statements
Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms
This compound is
ON the EPA Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) inventory list.
CLASS E: Corrosive solid.
On DSL
200-922-5
R20/21/22- Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R34- Causes burns.
Japanese Regulatory Data
Section XVI.
Not available.
Other Information
Version 1.0
Validated on 2/21/2007.
Printed 2/21/2007.
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