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DSD-DPD

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General information

Remarks:
The concentration limit relates to ethylbenzene content. For mixed xylene with >=10% ethylbenzene Xn R48/20 is required.

Classification

Explosiveness

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Oxidising properties

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Flammability

Classification:
R10 Flammable.

Thermal stability

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Acute toxicity

Classification:
Xn; R20/21 Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin.
Xn; R65 Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.

Acute toxicity - irreversible damage after single exposure

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Repeated dose toxicity

Classification:
Xn; R48/20 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation.

Irritation / corrosion

Classification:
Xi; R36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

Sensitisation

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Carcinogenicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Mutagenicity - genetic toxicity

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - fertility

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - development

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Toxicity to reproduction - breastfed babies

Reason for no classification:
conclusive but not sufficient for classification

Environment

Classification:
R52/53 Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Labelling

Indication of danger

Xi - irritant
Xn - harmful

Risk phrases

R10 - Flammable
R20/21 - Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin
R36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin
R48/20 - Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation
R51/53 - Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment
R65 - Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed

Safety phrases

S2 - keep out of the reach of children
S25 - avoid contact with eyes
S36/37/39 - wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection
S62 - if swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label
S57 - use appropriate container to avoid environmental contamination

Specific concentration limits

1. Concentration range (%):
>= 10
Classification:
Xn; R48/20 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation.

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