Anthracene oil

  • AC 20
  • Light coal tar distillate
  • Middle coal tar distillate
Formula
Unspecified
Description
A complex combination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons obtained from coal tar having an approximate distillation range of 300 degrees C to 400 degrees C (572 degrees F to 752 degrees F). Composed primarily of phenanthrene, anthracene and carbazole.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
90640-80-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
292-602-7
EC Index Number
648-079-00-6
EC Class
Carcinogenic Category 2
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool dry location, away from incompatible materials.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breath vapors. Wash thoroughly after handling. Contaminated clothing should be laundered before reuse. This material should only be handled in a hood.
Protection
Use ANSI approved chemical goggles and impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concerned. Use NIOSH/MSHA approved safety equipment.
Stability
Stable at normal temperratures and pressures.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
AHO
 
33 Misc. hydrocarbon mixtures
IMO Pollution Category
A
IMO Hazard code
S/P