It is an anaesthetic used in fish transportation. Used in preparation of oil-soluble dyes. Also used in anti-malaria drugs, in manufacturing dyes, food colorants , pharmaceuticals and pH indicators.
Soluble in water (2.5g/L).
Air and Light Sensitive. Store in dark and away from air. Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed container. Store away from acid chlorides and acid anhydrides. It may discolor to brown upon storage.
|247° to 248°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : UZ9625000
TSCA : TSCA