SAFETY DATA SHEET
Benzoin Methyl Ether
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Benzoin Methyl Ether
Other Names:
Benzoin Methyl Ether; Ethanone; 2‐Methoxy‐1,2‐Diphenyl‐(9CI); 2‐Methoxy‐1,2‐Diphenylethanone; Methyl Benzoin.
Product Number(s):
C653
CAS Number:
3524‐62‐7
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory chemicals, catalyst.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Acute Tox. 3
Acute Tox. 4
Skin Irrit. 2
Eye Irrit. 2
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H301 Toxic if swallowed.
H332 Harmful if inhaled.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P321 Specific treatment (see on this label).
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Primary route(s) of entry
No further relevant information available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Not available.
Ingestion:
Not available.
Eyes:
Not available.
Skin:
Not available.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Benzoin Methyl Ether
3524‐62‐7
100%
Acute Tox. 3, Acute Tox. 4, Skin Irrit. 2, Eye Irrit. 2
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting; call for medical help immediately.
Inhalation
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
Skin Contact
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Eye Contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Small Fire
CO₂, powder or water spray.
Large Fire
Water spray or alcohol resistant foam
HAZCHEM
Not applicable.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
No special measures required.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Environmental precautions
Not available.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Absorb with liquid‐binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Evacuate area. Sweep up, dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13. Avoid raising dust. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wear self contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and heavy rubber gloves. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace. Prevent formation of aerosols.Do not breathe dust. Do not get in eyes, or skin, on clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Wash thoroughly after handling. Wear appropriate protective equipment refer to Section 8.
Conditions for safe storage
Keep container tightly sealed.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed. Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work. Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Tightly sealed goggles.
Skin protection
Protective gloves. The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation. Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the chemical mixture.
Body protection
Not applicable.
Respiratory protection
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use self‐contained respiratory protective device.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Fluid
Odour
Characteristic
pH
Not determined.
Vapour Pressure
Not determined.
Density
Not determined.
Boiling Point
Not determined.
Melting Point
50°C
Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not determined.
Flash Point
>100°C.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not applicable.
Ignition Temperature
Not determined.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials
Strong Oxidizing agents. Strong acids.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No further relevant information available.
Eye contact
Causes irritation.
Skin contact
Harmful if inhaled, material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled, material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Toxicity and irritation
No further relevant information available.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
Not available.
Persistence and degradability
Not available.
Bioaccumulative potential
Not available.
Other adverse effects
Water hazard class 1 (German Regulation) (Self‐assessment): slightly hazardous for water. Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Must not be disposed together with household garbage.Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber. Do not allow product to reach sewage system. Disposal must be made according to official regulations. Observe all Federal, State and Local environmental regulations.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not applicable.

UN Number
UN3288
Proper shipping name
TOXIC SOLID, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
Transport hazard class
6
Packing group
II
Environmental hazard
Not regulated.
Special precautions for users
Warning: Toxic substances.
Additional information
No further relevant information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been car
Other Information
No further information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
2 June 2016
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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