Cumene Hydroperoxide is an oxidant used in the preparation of polystyrene nanocapsules.
Clear colourless to Light Yellow Oil
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Flammable liquids (Category 3), H226
Organic peroxides (Type F), H242
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 3), H331
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4), H312
Skin corrosion (Category 1B), H314
Serious eye damage (Category 1), H318
Carcinogenicity (Category 2), H351
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system, H335
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure (Category 2), H373
Aspiration hazard (Category 1), H304
Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 2), H401
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 2), H411
Hazard & Precautionary Statements
Flammable liquid and vapour
Heating may cause a fire
Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Toxic if inhaled
May cause respiratory irritation
Suspected of causing cancer
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
Obtain special instructions before use
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking
Keep/Store away from clothing/ combustible materials
Keep container tightly closed
Keep only in original container
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment
Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting/ equipment
Use only non-sparking tools
Take precautionary measures against static discharge
Do not breathe dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray
Wash skin thoroughly after handling
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area
Avoid release to the environment
Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower
IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse
In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam to extinguish
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed
Store locked up
Protect from sunlight
Store away from other materials
Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant
First Aid Measures
Description of first aid measures
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.Move out of dangerous area.
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.Continue rinsing eyes during transport to hospital.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Unsuitable extinguishing media
No data available
Specific hazards arising from the chemical
No data available
Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear respiratory protection. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Remove all sources of ignition. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Beware of vapours accumulating to form explosive concentrations. Vapours can accumulate in low areas.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations
Disclaimer: The sample document provided is for general information purposes only; it is not intended to replace the product's Safety Data Sheet. The use of this information is at your own risk.