Ceresin

  • Ceresine wax
  • Mobil wax
  • Ozocerite wax
  • Cerin
  • Mineral wax
Description
Odorless, tasteless, white waxy solid.
Uses
Substitute for beeswax.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8001-75-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-290-1
Merck
12,2033
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-9412
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Unspecified
Melting point, °C
61
Density
0.91 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Ground all equipment.
Protection
Safety glasses/goggles, lab coat, gloves.
Respirators
Approved dust respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Use appropriate tools to clean up spilled solid and transfer to waste container. Clean contaminated area with water.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing materials.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
113
Fire fighting
Extinguish using dry chemical powder, water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
Irritant.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting. Loosen tight clothing. If breathing is difficult, provide oxygen. If not breathing, perform artificial respiration. Seek immediate medical attention.
   Inhalation
Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Wash with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and a nonabrasive soap.
   Eyes
No known effect on eye contact. Rinse with water for a few minutes.

Transport.