FISHER SCIENTIFIC -- QUINONE -- 6810-00N042626
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:QUINONE
MSDS Date:02/25/1992
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N042626
MSDS Number: CDWHC
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
City:FAIR LAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410
Country:US
Info Phone Num:201-795-7100
Emergency Phone Num:201-795-7100;800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
CAGE:1B464
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO.  CHEMICAL MFG DIV
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
Box:City:FAIRLAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410-2802
Country:US
Phone:201-796-7100
CAGE:1B464

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:ING 19:BY NATL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUP SFTY & HLTH & MINE SFTY
    & HLTH ADMIN (NIOSH). 10 MG/M3-ANY SUPPLIED-AIR RESP (ING 21)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 20:OPERATED IN CONTINUOUS-FLOW MODE. 20 MG/M3-ANY SCBA
    W/FULL FACEPIECE. ANY SUPPLIED-AIR RESP W/FULL (ING 22)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 21:FACEPIECE. 300 MG/M3-ANY SUPPLIED-AIR RESP THAT HAS
    FULL FACEPIECE & IS OPERATED IN PRESS-DEMAND/OTHER (ING 23)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 22:POSITIVE-PRESSURE MODE. FOR MORE SPECIFIC
    INFORMATION CONTACT NEHC .
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:OTHER PROT EQUIP:OF SKIN CONTACT WITH SUBSTANCE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EFTS OF OVEREXP:ANIMALS SINGLE ORAL DOSES ARE SAID TO CAUSE
    DELAYED DEATH. CHRONIC:SKIN:PRLNGD/RPTD CONT MAY (ING 7)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 6:CAUSE DERM, TISS NECROSIS & SKIN GANGRENE.
    EYE:PRLNGD/RPTD CONT MAY RSLT IN GRADUAL DEVELOPMENTS OF (ING 8)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 7:BROWNISH DISCOLORATION OF CONJ & CORNEA CONFINED TO
    INTRAPALPERBRAL FISSURE, SM CORNEAL OPACITIES & OF (ING 9)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 8:VISUAL ACUITY. EARLY PIGMENTARY STAINS TEND TO BE
    REVERSIBLE WHILE CORNEAL DYSTROPHY TENDS TO BE (ING 10)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 9:PROGRESSIVE. ACUTE TOXICITY LEVEL:TOXIC BY INGEST.
    TARGET EFTS:POISONING MAY AFFECT CNS, LIVER, & KIDNEYS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:FIRST AID PROC:TOO TIGHTLY. GET MED ATTN IMMED. EYE:WASH
    IMMED W/LG AMTS OF WATER, OCCASNLY LIFTING UPPER & (ING 12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 11:LOWER LIDS, UNTIL NO EVID OF CHEM REMAINS (FOR @ LST
    15 MINS) CONTINUE IRRIGATING W/NORMAL SALINE UNTIL (ING 13)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 12:PH HAS RETURNED TO NORMAL (30-60 MINS), COVER
    W/STERILE BANDAGES. GET MED ATTN. IMMED. INGEST:DO NOT USE (ING 14)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 13:GASTRIC LAVAGE/EMESIS. DILUTE CHEM IMMED BY DRINKING
    LG AMTS OF WATER/MILK. IF VOMIT PERSISTS, ADMIN (ING 15)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 14:FLUIDS RPTDLY. DO NOT GIVE UNCON PERSON ANYTHING TO
    DRINK. GET MED ATTN. TREAT SYMPTOMATICALLY & SUPPORTIVELY.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC:CNTNRS & COVER. MOVE CNTNRS FROM SPILL AREA, FOR
    LARGER SPILLS, DIKE FAR AHEAD OF SPILL FOR LATER (ING 17)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 16:DISP. KEEP UNNEC PEOPLE AWAY. ISOLATE HAZ AREA &
    DENY ENTRY. VENTILATE CLSD SPACES BEFORE ENTERING. (ING 18)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 17:FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION CONTACT NEHC .
RTECS #:9999999ZZ
Other REC Limits:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:RESP PROT:BASED ON CONTAM LEVELS FOUND IN WORK PLACE, MUST
    NOT EXCEED WORKING LIMITS OF RESP & BE JOINTLY APPRVD(ING 20)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:P-BENZOQUINONE; (QUINONE) (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS:106-51-4
RTECS #:DK2625000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
OSHA PEL:0.1 PPM
ACGIH TLV:0.1 PPM
EPA Rpt Qty:10 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:10 LBS

Ingred Name:SUPDAT:FROM VENTING SFTY DEVICE/ANY DISCOLORATION OF TANK
    DUE TO FIRE. ISOLATE FOR 1/2 MILE IN ALL DIRECTIONS IF (ING 3)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 2:TANK, RAIL CAR/TANK TRUCK IS INVOLVED IN FIRE. (1990
    EMER RESPONSE GUIDEBOOK, DOT P 5800.5, GUIDE PG 27). (ING 4)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 3:EXTING ONLY IF FLOW CAN BE STOPPED; USE FLOODING AMTS
    OF WATER AS FOG, SOLID STREAMS MAY BE EFTIVE. COOL (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4:CNTNRS W/FLOODING AMTS OF WATER. APPLY FROM AS FAR A
    DISTANCE AS POSS. AVOID BREATHING VAPORS, KEEP UPWIND.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50:(ORAL,RAT) 130 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:INHAL:MAY CAUSE NOSE & THROAT
    IRRIT, EMPHYSEMA & PULM EDEMA WHICH MAY BE DELAYED SEVERAL HRS.
    OTHER EFTS MAY INCL METHEMOGLOBINEMIA, LIVER & KIDNEY DMG & CNS
    EFTS. SKIN:DIRECT CONT W/SOLID, SOLN /VAPS MAY CAUSE IRRIT,
    DISCOLORATION, ERTHEMA, SWELL & FORMATION OF PAPULES & VESICLES.
    EYE:QUINONE (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:HAS CAUSED OCULAR LESIONS IN MAN.
    EXPOS TO 0.1 PPM MAY CAUSE IRRIT, WHILE 1-2 PPM MAY CAUSE MARKED
    IRRIT. CONJ IRRIT, CORNEAL EDEMA, ULCERATION & SCARRING ARE POSS.
    INGEST:MAY CAUSE SORE THRO AT, ABDOM PAIN, VOMIT & DIARR. OTHER
    EFTS MAY INCL METHEMOGLOBINEMIA, LIVER & KIDNEY DMG & CNS EFTS. IN
    (ING 6)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR IMMED. IF BRTHG HAS STOPPED,
    PERFORM ARTF RESP. KEEP WARM & AT REST. TREAT SYMPTOMATICALLY &
    SUPPORTIVELY. GET MED ATTN. IMMED. SKIN:REMOVE CONTAMD CLTHG &
    SHOES IMMED. WASH  AFFECTED AREA W/SOAP/MILD DETERGENT & LG AMTS OF
    WATER UNTIL NO EVID OF CHEM REMAINS (@ LST 15-20MINS). IN CASE OF
    CHEM BURNS, COVER AREA W/STERILE, DRY DRESSING, BANDAGE SECURELY,
    BUT NOT (ING 11)

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:>100F,>38C
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEM, CO*2, WATER SPRAY/REGULAR FOAM. LARGER
    FIRES:WATER SPRAY, FOG/REGULAR FOAM (1990 EMER RESPONSE (SUPDAT)
Fire Fighting Procedures:NIOSH APPRVD SCBA & FULL PROT EQUIP. MOVE
    CNTNR FROM FIRE AREA IF CAN BE DONE W/OUT RISK. APPLY COOLING WATER
    TO SIDES OF CNTNRS THAT ARE EXPOS TO(SUPDAT)
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:MOD FIRE HAZ WHEN EXPOS TO HEAT/FLAME.
    VAPS ARE HVR/AIR & MAY TRAVEL CONSIDERABLE DIST TO SOURCE OF IGNIT
    & FLASH BACK. VAP-AIR MIX ARE EXPLO ABOVE FLASH POINT.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:DO NOT TOUCH SPILLED MATL. STOP LEAK IF CAN BE
    DONE W/OUT RISK. USE WATER SPRAY TO REDUCE VAPS. FOR SM SPILLS,
    TAKE UP W/SAND/OTHER ABSORB MATL & PLACE INTO CNTNRS FOR LATER
    DISP. FOR SM DRY SPILLS, W /CLEAN SHOVEL PLACE MATL INTO CLEAN, DRY
    (ING 16)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:FOLLOWING RESPS & MAX USE CONCS ARE REC BY U.S.
    DEPARTMENT OF HLTH & HUMAN SERVICES. NIOSH POCKET GUIDE TO CHEM
    HAZS. NIOSH CRITERIA DOCUMENTS/BY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, 29 CFR
    1910 SUBPART Z. SPECI FIC RESP SELECTED MUST BE (ING 19)
Ventilation:PROVIDE LOCAL EXHAUST OR PROCESS ENCLOSURE VENTILATION
    SYSTEM.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:ANSI APPRVD EYE WASH & DELUGE SHOWER . WEAR
    APPROP PROT (IMPERVIOUS) CLTHG & EQUIP TO PVNT ANY POSSIBILITY(ING
    24)
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
APPEAR/ODOR:SIMILAR TO CHLORINE. EXTING MEDIA:GUIDEBOOK, DOT P 5800.5).
    FIRE FIGHT PROC:FLAMES UNTIL WELL AFTER FIRE IS OUT. STAY AWAY FROM
    ENDS OF TANKS. FOR MASSIVE FIRE IN CARGO AREA, USE UNMANNED  HOSE
    HOLDER/MONITOR NOZZ; IF IMPOSS, WITHDRAW FROM AREA & LET FIRE BURN.
    WITHDRAW IMMED IN CASE OF RISING SOUND (ING 2)

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:SUBLIMES
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:235F,113C
Vapor Pres:0.1 @ 20C
Vapor Density:3.7
Spec Gravity:1.3
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT KNOWN
Solubility in Water:1.5%
Appearance and Odor:PALE YELLOW SOLID OR YELLOW CRYSTALS WITH AN ACRID,
    PENETRATING ODOR (SUPDAT)

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZERS:FIRE & EXPLO HAZ. PLACTICS, RUBB & COATINGS:MAY BE
    ATTACKED BY QUINONE.
Stability Condition to Avoid:SUBLIMES UPON HEATING. MAY BURN BUT DOES
    NOT IGNITE READILY. CNTNRS MAY EXPLODE IN HEAT OF FIRE.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS MAY
    INCLUDE TOXIC OXIDES OF CARBON.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE I/A/W FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL
    REGULATIONS .

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