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COPPER PHTHALOCYANINE

ICSC: 1638

29H,31H-Phthalocyaninato(2-)-N29,N30,N31,N32 copper
Copper, (29H,31H-phthalocyaninato(2-)-N29,N30,N31,N32)-, (SP-4-1)-
Tetrabenzo-5,10,15,20-diazaporphyrinephthalocyanine
C.I. Pigment blue 15
C32H16CuN8
Molecular mass: 576.1
ICSC #    1638
CAS #     147-14-8
RTECS # GL8510000
April 04, 2006 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Avoid inhalation of dust
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes.
 •EYES
Safety goggles .
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Abdominal pain. Nausea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place.


ICSC: 1638 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.

COPPER PHTHALOCYANINE

ICSC: 1638

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
BRIGHT BLUE CRYSTALS .

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


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

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Decomposes at >250 °C
(See Notes)

Density: 1.62
g/cm3
Solubility in water:
none
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 6.6
calc.

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

Decomposition points in literature range from 250 to 600 degrees C. On decomposition, combustible substances may be formed, but autoignition does not occur below 350°C .
Card has been partially updated in January 2008: see Physical Properties.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1638 COPPER PHTHALOCYANINE
(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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