Benzo(b)fluoranthene in Acetonitrile

AccuStandard, Inc

Health risk rating3
Safety risk rating3
Environmental risk rating1

General Information

Product name

Benzo(b)fluoranthene in Acetonitrile

Supplier name

AccuStandard, Inc

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AccuStandard, Inc

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Company Information

Company name

AccuStandard, Inc

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GHS Information

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Hazard Codes

Hazard statements(CLP)

H225, H315, H320, H332

Hazard statements




Highly Flammable liquid and vapour


Causes skin irritation


Causes eye irritation


Harmful if inhaled

Precautionary statements




Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.


Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.


Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.


Wash ... thoroughly after handling.


[In case of inadequate ventilation] Wear respiratory protection.


Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.


Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.


Wash with plenty of water/...


Store in a closed container.


2.2 Label elements

3 * 2 HEALTH 2 0 3 FLAMMABILITY 0 - continued P284 - Respiratory Protection: If workplace exposure limit(s) of product or any component is exceeded (see TLV/PEL), a NIOSH/MSHA approved air supplied respirator is advised in absence of proper environmental control. OSHA regulations also permit other NIOSH/MSHA respirators (negative pressure type) under specified conditions (see your safety equipment supplier). Engineering and/or administrative controls should be implemented to reduce exposure. P338 - Eye contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water. After initial flushing, remove and contact lenses and continue flushing for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. P340 - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention. P352 - Skin contact: Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists. P404 - Store in a tightly closed container.

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Hazard statements

H225 - Highly Flammable (Flammable liquids, category 2) H315 - Irritating to skin. (Skin corrosion/irritation, category 2) H320 - Irritating to eyes. (Eye damage/irritation, category 2B) H332 - Harmful if inhaled. (Acute toxicity, inhalation, category 4) Precautionary Codes: P202 - This product should only by used by persons trained in the safe handling of hazardous chemicals. P260 - Do not breathe vapor. P262 - Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing. P264 - Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not take internally. Eye wash and safety equipment should be readily available. - continued

2.3 Other hazards

2.2.1 - Symptom of Exposure Health/Environment Effects may be delayed. May cause blood, central nervous system, kidneys, liver, lungs, and reproductive system damage. Breathing high vapor concentrations may cause cyanide poisoning. Overexposure may cause headache, breathing difficulty, irritation of eyes and throat, central nervous system disturbances and unconsciousness. Highly Flammable (Flammable liquids, category 2)

Potential health effects

Irritating to eyes. (Eye damage/irritation, category 2B) Irritating to skin. (Skin corrosion/irritation, category 2) May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. (Acute toxicity, dermal, category 5) Irritating to mucous membrane and upper respiratory system. (Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; Respiratory tract irritation, category 3) Harmful if inhaled. (Acute toxicity, inhalation, category 4) May be harmful if swallowed. (Acute toxicity, oral, category 5) 2.2.3 - Routes of Entry Inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. 2.2.4 - Carcinogenicity Contains one or more components that are classified (ACGIH, IARC, NTP, OSHA) as a suspected cancer hazard in quantities less than 0.1%.

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