International Chemical Safety Cards

BUTYL BENZYL PHTHALATE ICSC: 0834
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Benzyl butyl phthalate
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, butyl phenylmethyl ester
BBP
1,2C6H4(COOCH2C6H5)(COOC4H9) / C19H20O4
Molecular mass: 312.4
9 U.S. Miscellaneous placard Marine Pollutant placard ICSC #    0834
CAS #     85-68-7
RTECS # TH9990000
UN #        3082
EC #         607-430-00-3
October 20, 2005 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Alcohol-resistant foam. Powder, carbon dioxide. Water spray .
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN!

 •INHALATION
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles .
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from strong oxidants.

Marine pollutant.
T symbol
N symbol
R: 61-62-50/53
S: 45-53-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 9
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0834 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

BUTYL BENZYL PHTHALATE ICSC: 0834
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS OILY LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes . Reacts with oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 370C
Melting point: -35C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.1
Solubility in water: 0.71 mg/l
(very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C:
negligible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 10.8
Flash point: 198C
Auto-ignition temperature: 425C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.77
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish.
N O T E S
Saniticizer 160, Sicol 160, Unimoll BB and Palatinol BB are trade names.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-90GM6-III

NFPA Code: H1; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0834 BUTYL BENZYL PHTHALATE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.