Safety (MSDS) data for dibenzo-p-dioxin


 

General

    Synonyms: dibenzodioxin, dibenzo(1,4)dioxin, dibenzo(b,e)(1,4)dioxin, oxanthrene, phenodioxin
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    Molecular formula: C12H8O2
    CAS No: 262-12-4
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Physical data

    Appearance: white crystalline solid
    Melting point: 122 - 123 C
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Stability

    Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

     

Toxicology

    May be harmful or act as an irritant - toxicology not fully investigated.

    Toxicity data
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    IPR-MUS LD50 > 50 mg kg-1
    UNK-RAT LD50 > 1000 mg kg-1

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Transport information

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    Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses. Treat as potentially harmful.

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This information was last updated on February 14, 2006. We have tried to make it as accurate and useful as possible, but can take no responsibility for its use, misuse, or accuracy. We have not verified this information, and cannot guarantee that it is up-to-date.