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ANTHRANILIC ACID

ICSC: 1295

2-Aminobenzoic acid
Carboxyaniline
1-Amino-2-carboxybenzene
C7H7NO2
Molecular mass: 137.1
ICSC #    1295
CAS #     118-92-3
RTECS # CB2450000
November 13, 2008 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.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
Prevent deposition of dust; closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.

EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
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. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Separated from oxidants.

Signal: Warning
Excl mark
Harmful if swallowed
Causes eye irritation
Harmful to aquatic life
ICSC: 1295 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.

ANTHRANILIC ACID

ICSC: 1295

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO YELLOW FLAKES OR WHITE TO YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms nitrogen oxides. The solution in water is a weak acid. Reacts with oxidants, causing fire hazard.

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. mouse: 1400 mg/kg, rat: 5410 mg/kg (34);

INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Decomposes at 200 °C
Melting point: 146-148°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 0.35
(poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 52.6°C: 0.1
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.7
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 150°C
Auto-ignition temperature: >530°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.99-1.3

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment; special attention should be given to birds.

N O T E S

Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1295 ANTHRANILIC ACID
(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.
 
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