Phthalic Anhydride

Product details

Phthalic Anhydride (PA) is being produced by oxidation of Ortho-xylene. It is a organic compound and a important chemical raw material. Phthalic anhydride would exceptionally of plasticiziers for plastics but also for colours, synthetic resin and on wood as surface coating inserted.

CAS-No. 85-44-9
EINECS-No. 201-607-5
Chemical formula: C6H4(CO)2O

Synonym: 2-Benzofuran-1,3-dione | Isobenzofuran-1,3-dione | Phthalic anhydride
Uses/applications: Raw materials for coatings, Polyester resin, Plasticizer, Raw material for PVC-plasticizers, Alkyd resins, Phthalimide, Pigments, etc.

Specifications

Product CodeQualityPacking UnitSpec SheetInquiry
12025 flakes 25 kgs bags PDF Symbol Contact
12027 flakes 500 kgs big bags type c PDF Symbol Contact
12028 flakes 500 kgs big bags PDF Symbol Contact
12029 flakes 600 kgs big bags PDF Symbol Contact

MSDS according to GHS (1907/2006/EC, Article 31)

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Nederland MSDS NL Polska MSDS PL Croatia MSDS CR

MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)

 MSDS EN  SDB DE

More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment :
R 22 Harmful if swallowed.
R 37/38 Irritating to respiratory system and skin.
R 41 Risk of serious damage to eyes.
R 42/43 May cause sensitisation by inhalation and skin contact.

Classification system for Phthalic Anhydride (PA):
The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Phthalic Anhydride (PA), Isobenzofuran-1,3-dione:
CAS No. Description: 85-44-9 phthalic anhydride

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 201-607-5
EU Number:
607-009-00-4
General Information
for Phthalic Anhydride (PA), Isobenzofuran-1,3-dione
:
Form: Crystalline
Colour: White
Odour: Aromatic

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 130.8°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
285°C, sublimates
Flash point:
152°C
Ignition temperature: 580°C
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of
explosive air/dust mixtures is possible.

Explosion limits:
Lower: 1.7 Vol %
Upper: 10.5 Vol %
Vapour pressure at 20°C: 0.00027 hPa
Density at 20°C:
1.527 g/cm³

Solubility in / Miscibility with

Water:


Hydrolizes forming phthalic acid
Segregation coefficient (n-octanol/water): < 1 log POW
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) for Phthalic Anhydride (PA):
ADR/RID class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Remarks:
Phthalic anhydride in the solid state and tetrahydrophythalic anhydride, with no more than 0,05% maleic
anhydride, are not subjet to these regulations.Phthalic anhydride molten at a temperature above its flashpoint,
with not more than 0,05% maleic anyhdride should be classified under UN 3256.

Maritime transport IMDG:

IMDG Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Remarks: Phthalic anhydride in the solid state and tetrahydrophythalic anhydride, with no more than 0,05% maleic
anhydride, are not subjet to these regulations.Phthalic anhydride molten at a temperature above its flashpoint,
with not more than 0,05% maleic anyhdride should be classified under UN 3256.
A consignment of this substance that is accompanied by a shipper's certificate stating that it does not contain
more than 0,05 maleic anhydride is not subject to the provision of this Code.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Remarks: Phthalic anhydride in the solid state and tetrahydrophythalic anhydrides, with 0,05% or less maleic anhydride,
are not subjet to these Regulations. Phthalic anhydride molten at a temperature above its flashpoint, with 0,05%
or less maleic anyhdride must be classified under UN 3256.
Markings according to EC guidelines for Phthalic Anhydride (PA):
The product has been classified and marked in accordance with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:
22 Harmful if swallowed.
37/38 Irritating to respiratory system and skin.
41 Risk of serious damage to eyes.
42/43 May cause sensitisation by inhalation and skin contact.

Safety phrases:
23 Do not breathe fumes/aerosol.
24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
37/39 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
46 If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.

National regulations:


Information about limitation of use:

Restrictions on juvenile employment must be observed.
Employment restrictions concerning pregnant and lactating women must be observed.

Water hazard class: Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS-hazard labels

GHS08 GHS05 corrosivity GHS07

Hazadous material sign

Hazadous material sign