Polybutene

  • Polybutylene
  • Butene polymer
  • Indopol H 15
  • Polybutene 100H
  • Polyvis
  • Chevron 6
Formula
(C4H8)x
Description
Oily odorless colorless liquid.
Uses
Product can be used in materials which may come into contact with foodstuffs. Product is used as a process chemical.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9003-29-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
500-004-7
RTECS
EM9032000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1325
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
EPA OPP
11402
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
(C4H8)x
Boiling point, °C
>350
Density
0.895 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear PVC gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and ground all equipment. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
May react vigorously with strong oxidizing agents May react exothermically with reducing agents to release hydrogen gas.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fire Extinguishing Agents Not to Be Used: Water may be ineffective.Fire Extinguishing Agents: Carbon dioxide, dry chemical, or foam
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Practically non-irritating.
   Inhalation
Practically non-irritating.
   Skin
Practically non-irritating.
   Eyes
Practically non-irritating.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING Contact a Doctor or the Poisons Information Centre Immediately Rinse mouth thoroughly with copious amounts of water.
   Inhalation
Remove from contaminated area immediately; avoid becoming casualty Keep patient calm and warm, rest in darkened room if possible.
   Skin
Wash affected areas thoroughly with mild soap and water Thoughly wash contaminated clothing before re-used.
   Eyes
Flood eyes with clean water for 15 minutes - retract eyelids often.

Transport.
UN number
1325
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
II; III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
PLB
 
IMO Chemical Code
18
IMO Pollution Category
III