MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
CHEMICAL NAME & SYNONYMS DOT CLASS SARA TITLE 313
1,10-Phenanthroline Monohydrate; 6.1/III No
o-Phenanthroline TSCA listed - Yes
FORMULA REPORTABLE QUANTITY F.W. CAS#
C 12H 8N 2.H 2O N/A 198.21 5144-89-8 (Hyd)
Melting point 98掳C min. Somewhat soluble in water. Very soluble in alcohol or benzene.
APPEARANCE & ODOR
White crystalline powder. Odorless to very slight odor.
REACTIVITY & CONDITIONS TO AVOID
Stable. No hazardous reactivity.
Will be consumed in general fire. Avoid inhalation of fumes. Firefighters wear SCBA. NFPA #2-1-0
EXTINGUISHER FLASHPOINT LEL UEL
CO 2, dry chemical, water N/A N/A N/A
Will stain skin and tissue through reaction with iron present. May irritate eyes on contact.
Toxic internally LD 50 (oral-rat) 132 mg/kg. LD 50 (ipr-mouse) 75 mg/kg. Not dangerous through
skin absorption. Experimental teratogen, mutagenic data. No evidence of carcinogenicity.
Symptoms of over exposure not known. OSHA PEL/ACGIH TLV not established.
Use goggles while handling. Use suitable ventilation or dust mask to avoid inhalation of
External and eyes, wash thoroughly with water. If eye irritation persists, get medical
attention. If swallowed, give water or milk and induce vomiting. Get medical attention.
SPILLS & LEAKS
Sweep solid and discard. Wash up with water. Disposal to incinerator or sanitary drain
(acceptable in most areas) check local regulations prior to disposal.
CATALOG # PREPARED BY DATE
162 MDM August 16, 2002
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