International Chemical Safety Cards

2,2'-DITHIODIBENZOIC ACID ICSC: 1623
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2, 2'-Dithiobisbenzoic acid
Benzoic acid, 2,2'-dithiobis-
Bis(2-carboxyphenyl) disulfide
Diphenyldisulfide-2,2'-dicarboxylic acid
2,2'-Dithiosalicylic acid
C14H10O4S2 / COOHC6H4SSC6H4COOH
Molecular mass: 306.35
ICSC #    1623
CAS #     119-80-2
RTECS # DG9660000
May 04, 2006 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.
Water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE See NOTES.


 •INHALATION Cough.


 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness.
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. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Separated from strong oxidants, Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1623 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

2,2'-DITHIODIBENZOIC ACID ICSC: 1623
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE TO YELLOW POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing corrosive fumes including sulfur oxides

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:


EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Melting point: 287 - 290 C
Solubility in water: none
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

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Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1623 2,2'-DITHIODIBENZOIC 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.