Disperse Blue 1

  • C.I. 64500
  • Solvent Blue 18
  • Nyloquinone Blue 2J
  • Acetoquinone Blue R
  • 1,4,5,8-Tetraamino-9,10-anthraquinone
  • 1,4,5,8-Tetraamino-9,10-anthracenedione
Formula
C14H12N4O2
Structure
Description
Blue-black microcrystalline powder.
Uses
Dye for sheepskins, furs, thermoplastic resins, acetate, nylon & other synthetic fibers.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2475-45-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-603-7
EC Index Number
611-032-00-5
EC Class
Carcinogenic Category 2; Irritant; Sensitising
RTECS
CB0540000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen
UN (DOT)
1557
Beilstein/Gmelin
925672
Beilstein Reference
4-14-00-00487
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H12N4O2
Formula mass
268.30
Melting point, °C
332.2
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2E-8
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
0.40 (pKb)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of nitrogen.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
OSHA: Possible Select carcinogen
Carcinogin
I-2B, N-2, CP65
Exposure effects
May cause cancer in humans.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
Dust may cause mechanical irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
1557
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III