International Chemical Safety Cards

ANTHRAQUINONE ICSC: 1605
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
9,10-Anthraquinone
9,10-Anthracendione
Diphenyl ketone
C14H8O2 / C6H4(CO)2C6H4
Molecular mass: 208.2
ICSC #    1605
CAS #     84-65-1
RTECS # CB4725000
October 20, 2005 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Pain. 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.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into containers.
Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1605 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

ANTHRAQUINONE ICSC: 1605
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
LIGHT YELLOW CRYSTALS

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


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

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:


EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
May cause mechanical irritation.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 380C
Melting point: 286C
Density: 1.4
g/cm
Solubility in water:
very poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C:
negligible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.16
Flash point: 185C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 650C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.39
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.
N O T E S
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1605 ANTHRAQUINONE
(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.