Material Safety Data Sheet
2,5-Dimethoxyaniline

ACC# 97413
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification
MSDS Name: 2,5-Dimethoxyaniline
Catalog Numbers: AC150850000, AC150850050, AC150850500, AC150852500
Synonyms:
Aminohydroquinone dimethyl ether; Benzenamine, 2,5-dimethoxy-.
Company Identification:

              Acros Organics N.V.
              One Reagent Lane
              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information in North America, call: 800-ACROS-01
For emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC: 800-424-9300

Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
102-56-7 2,5-Dimethoxyaniline 99+ 203-040-9

Section 3 - Hazards Identification

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

Appearance: dark brown lumps.
Danger! Toxic if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. May cause eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation.
Target Organs: Blood, blood forming organs.


Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation. Toxic in contact with skin.
Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Toxic if swallowed.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. Toxic if inhaled.
Chronic: May cause methemoglobinemia, which is characterized by chocolate-brown colored blood, headache, weakness, dizziness, breath shortness, cyanosis (bluish skin due to deficient oxygenation of blood), rapid heart rate, unconsciousness and possible death.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures


Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid imme diately.
Skin: Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Get medical aid immediately. Call a poison control center.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures


General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
Extinguishing Media: Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Flash Point: 130 deg C ( 266.00 deg F)
Autoignition Temperature: 425 deg C ( 797.00 deg F)
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 3; Flammability: 1; Instability: 1

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures


General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Wear a self contained breathing apparatus and appropriate personal protection. (See Exposure Controls, Personal Protection section). Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation. Do not let this chemical enter the environment.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage


Handling: Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in a tightly closed container. Store under nitrogen.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection


Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use only under a chemical fume hood.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
2,5-Dimethoxyaniline none listed none listed none listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: 2,5-Dimethoxyaniline: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant respirator use.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties


Physical State: Lumps
Appearance: grey - dark brown
Odor: None reported.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 140 deg C @ 7 mmHg
Freezing/Melting Point:79 - 82 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:> 300 deg C
Solubility: 4 g/L (40C)
Specific Gravity/Density:Not available.
Molecular Formula:C8H11NO2
Molecular Weight:153.18

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity


Chemical Stability: May discolor on exposure to light. Light sensitive.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, light, dust generation, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents, acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, chloroformates.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen cyanide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitric acid.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information


RTECS#:      
CAS# 102-56-7: BX4375000
LD50/LC50:
CAS# 102-56-7:
     Oral, mouse: LD50 = 120 mg/kg;
.

Carcinogenicity:
CAS# 102-56-7: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information found
Reproductive Effects: No information found
Mutagenicity: No information found
Neurotoxicity: No information found
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information


Ecotoxicity: No data available. No information available.
Environmental: No information available.
Physical: No information available.
Other: Do not empty into drains.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

US DOT Canada TDG
Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S. TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Hazard Class: 6.1 6.1
UN Number: UN2811 UN2811
Packing Group: III III

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

US FEDERAL

TSCA
     CAS# 102-56-7 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
Section 313      No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
OSHA:
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
STATE
     CAS# 102-56-7 can be found on the following state right to know lists: Pennsylvania, Massachusetts.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
     T
Risk Phrases:

     R 23/24/25 Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if
     swallowed.

Safety Phrases:

     S 36/37 Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
     S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice
     immediately (show the label where possible).

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 102-56-7: No information available.
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 102-56-7 is listed on Canada's NDSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     This product has a WHMIS classification of D2A.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 9/02/1997
Revision #9 Date: 10/18/2007

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