3,4,9,10-Perylenetetracarboxylic dianhydride is an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. It is mainly used in air dried and baking enamels, epoxy, polyurethane and polyester based paints. It is also used in printing inks for bank and security documents.
Soluble in water (0.87g/L at 20°C).
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. It is sensitive to moisture. It is hygroscopic in nature.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA