International Chemical Safety Cards

SODIUM XYLENESULFONATE ICSC: 1514
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Benzenesulfonic acid, dimethyl-, sodium salt
Dimethylbenzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt
C8H9NaO3S
Molecular mass: 208.2
ICSC #    1514
CAS #     1300-72-7
RTECS # ZE5100000
April 21, 2004 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide .
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety goggles.
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 plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
Separated from strong oxidants.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1514 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

SODIUM XYLENESULFONATE ICSC: 1514
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALS OR POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing sulfur oxides . The solution in water is a weak base. Reacts with strong oxidants.

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


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

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes , the skin and the respiratory tract .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 157C
Melting point: 27C
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 40
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.45
ENVIRONMENTAL
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1514 SODIUM XYLENESULFONATE
(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.