MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

SECTION 1

IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE &
THE COMPANY / UNDERTAKING

PRODUCT

TERTIARY BUTYL HYDROQUINONE

CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION

TBHQ

The Company

SUBSIDIARY
Company Name Yasho industries Pvt. Ltd.
Address 31-H, Laxmi Industrial Estate, New Link Road, Andheri (West),
Mumbai (Bombay) - 400 053. INDIA
Telephone 91-22-66929152,
91-22-66929153,
91-22-26310350
Fax 91-22-6692 9154

 

Manufacturing site
Company Name : Yasho industries Pvt. Ltd.
Address : Plot No.2514-2515, Phase IV, G.I.D.C., Vapi-396195, Gujarat, India
Telephone : 91-260-2432421,2426894
Fax : 91-260-2410409

 

 

Section 2 Composition / Information on ingredients

Eincs

Cas

Chemical name

%

 

217-752-2

1948-33-0

Tert - Butyl Hydroquinone

99 %

 

Section 3

Hazard Identification

Inhalation May cause respiratory tract irritation
Eye contact May cause eye irritation
Skin contact May cause skin irritation
Ingestion May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed

 

Section 4

First aid procedure

Inhalation If symptomatic, move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical help
Eye contact Flush eyes with plenty of water for atleast 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper & lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin contact Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap & water for atleast 15 minutes, while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion Do not induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to the unconscious person. Get medical aid. If unconscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cup full of milk or water.

 

Section 5

Fire fighting procedure

Suitable extinguishing media Water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide (CO2)
Unsuitable extinguishing media Not available
Exposure hazard As in fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure demand and full protective gear.
Special equipment Not available
Flammability Not available

 

Section 6

Accidental release procedures

Precaution with respect individual Use proper personal protective equipment
Precaution with respect environment Not available
Cleaning up spillage Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, observing precaution in protective equipment section.

 

SECTION 7

STORAGE AND HANDLING

USAGE PRECAUTION:
Storage Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before use. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.

 

SECTION 8

EXPOSURE CONTROL / INDIVIDUAL PROTECTION OR EXPOSURE CONTROL / PERSONAL PROTECTION

INDIVIDUAL
PROTECTION – Respiration
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use NISOH or or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator, when necessary.
INDIVIDUAL
PROTECTION – Hands
Wear Chemical Resistant gloves.
INDIVIDUAL
PROTECTION – Eyes
Wear appropriate protective eye glasses or chemical safety gloves as described by OSHA’s eye and face protection regulations found in 29CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN 149.
INDIVIDUAL
PROTECTION – Skin
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.

 

Section 9

Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance / Colour White to light tan Crystalline Powder
Odour / taste Slight
Solubility description Solubility in Water at ambient temperature : Moisture
Melting / Freezing Point 126.5oC – 128.5oC
Flash Point 110oC
PH – Value Not available
Acidity Not available
Viscosity Not available
Boiling Point 273o C @ 760 mm Hg.
Spontaneous Ignition 457o C
Vapour Pressure Negligible

 

Section 10

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid Incompatible materials, dust generation, excess heat, strong oxidants.
Materials to avoid Oxidizing agents & strong bases.

 

Section 11

Toxilogical information

Eye Irritation (Rabbit)

Strong

Oral LD 50: (Rat Male)

951  mg/Kg

Oral LD 50: (Rat Female)

1,131 mg/Kg

Skin Irritation (Guinea Pig)

Moderate

Skin Sensitization (Guinea Pig)

Slight

Dermal LD 50 (Guinea Pig)

> 1000 mg/Kg

 

Section 12

ECOLOGICAL LEVEL

ACUTE AQUATIC 96 h LC-50 (fathead minnow) : 6.6 mg/l
96 h LC-50 (dapnid) : 3.2 mg/l

 

Section 13

DISPOSAL CONSIDERATION

Discharge, Treatment or Disposal may be subject to National, State or Local Laws.
Since emptied containers retain product residue, follow label warnings even after container is emptied.

 

Section 14

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Not Regulated, No Information available

 

Section 15

REGULATORY INFORMATION

FDA This material is regulated by the FDA. This product is permitted under existing FDA Regulations for the use as a direct (or an indirect) food additive. Applicable FDA Regulations : 21 CFR 172.185
Clean Water Act None of the Chemicals in the product are listed as Hazardous Substance under CWA.
None of the Chemicals in the product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the Chemicals in the product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under CWA.
OSHA None of the Chemicals in the product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
Carcinogenic Classification (Components present at 0.1 % or more)

 

Section 16

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In no way shall the company be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special , indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.