GFS CHEMICALS, INC.
P.O. Box 245 Powell, OH 43065
1-800-424-9300(Chemtrec 24Hr. Info.)
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
CHEMICAL NAME & SYNONYMS DOT CLASS SARA TITLE 313
Aniline sulfate; Aniline hemisulfate; 6.1/III Yes
Benzeneamine, sulfate TSCA listed - Yes
FORMULA REPORTABLE QUANTITY F.W. CAS#
(C6H5NH2)2.H2SO4 N/A 284.34 542-16-5
Decomposes before melting; Specific gravity 1.38; Water soluble 6 g/100 ml.
APPEARANCE & ODOR
Colorless to white crystalline powder. Darkens on exposure to light or air. Characteristic odor.
REACTIVITY & CONDITIONS TO AVOID
Stable. No hazardous self-reactivity. Incompatible with oxidizers, strong acids. Spontaneous ignition with red fuming
nitric acid and with sodium.
Will be consumed in a general fire. Emits toxic smoke. Firefighters wear SCBA.
EXTINGUISHER FLASHPOINT LEL UEL
Water Spray, CO2, dry chemical. N/A N/A N/A
Skin and eye irritant. Limited data found for sulfate salt. Consider poisonous via all routes from comparison with parent
compound (aniline) and hydrochloride analog. Aniline affects ability of blood to carry oxygen. Symptoms of exposure
include bluish lips, headache, nausea, confusion, dizziness, shock, respiratory paralysis and death. LD50 (oral-rat aniline)
250 mg/kg. LC50 (inhl-mouse aniline) 175 ppm (7 hr). OSHA PEL (aniline): TWA 5 ppm; ACGIH TLV (aniline): TWA 2
ppm. Warning: while aniline sulfate is not specifically listed, aniline and aniline hydrochloride are known to the state of
California to cause cancer.
Wear goggles, rubber gloves and protective clothing. Use only in well ventilated area or use suitable respirator. Eyewash
and shower nearby. Store in cool, well ventilated area away from fire hazards and oxidizers. Protect from light.
Wash skin and eyes thoroughly with water. Wash clothing before reuse, discard shoes if contaminated. Get medical
attention. If swallowed, give water or milk and induce vomiting. Call a physician. For inhalation, remove to fresh air. If
breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Use artificial respiration as needed. Get immediate medical assistance.
SPILLS & LEAKS
Ventilate area. Remove sources of ignition. Use protective clothing and respirators. Contain spill and take up in absorbent.
Disposal to incinerator or other suitable hazardous waste.
CATALOG # PREPARED BY DATE
1113 MDM February 7, 2000