DMM Safety Sheet

 

 

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05/16/95
Source of MSDS: VWR SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
343 STATE STREET
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14650

FOR EMERGENCY HEALTH, SAFETY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION, CALL 716-722-51
FOR ALL OTHER PURPOSES, CALL 800-225-5352, IN NEW YORK STATE CALL 716-458-40

DATE OF PREPARATION: 08/22/86 KODAK ACCESSION NUMBER: 9083

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SECTION I. IDENTIFICATION

- PRODUCT NAME: DIMETHYL MERCURY
- SYNONYM(S): METHYL MERCURY
- FORMULA: C2 H6 HG
- CAT NO(S): 119 8050; 119 8068; 119 8076
- CHEM. NO(S): 08340
- KODAK'S INTERNAL HAZARD RATING CODES: R: 3 S: 3 F: 3 C: 0
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SECTION II. PRODUCT AND COMPONENT HAZARD DATA
ACGIH
COMPONENT(S): PERCENT TLV(R) CAS REG. N

DIMETHYL MERCURY CA. 100 0.01 MG/M3 593-74-
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SECTION III. PHYSICAL DATA

- APPEARANCE: COLORLESS LIQUID
- BOILING POINT: 93 C (199 F)
- VAPOR PRESSURE: NOT AVAILABLE
- EVAPORATION RATE (N-BUTYL ACETATE = 1): NOT AVAILABLE
- VOLATILE FRACTION BY WEIGHT: CA. 100 %
- SPECIFIC GRAVITY (WATER = 1): 3.19
- SOLUBILITY IN WATER (BY WEIGHT): NEGLIGIBLE
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SECTION IV. FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

- FLASH POINT: -4 C (24 F) SETAFLASH CLOSED CUP
- EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: WATER SPRAY; DRY CHEMICAL; CARBON DIOXIDE; FOAM
- SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING
APPARATUS AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. USE WATER SPRAY TO KEEP FIRE-EXPOSE
CONTAINERS COOL.
- UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: DANGER, EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE, VAPOR
MAY CAUSE FLASH FIRE. VAPORS ARE HEAVIER THAN AIR AND MAY TRAVEL ALONG
THE GROUND OR MAY BE MOVED BY VENTILLATION TO AN IGNITION SOURCE AND
MAY FLASH BACK. FIRE OR EXCESSIVE HEAT MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS.
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R-0142.400A 86-6876



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