DIPHENYL

UN Number: 3077 - CAS Number: 92-52-4

Also known as: BIBENZENE, BIPHENYL, 1,1'-BIPHENYL, DIPHENYLE
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 3077
CAS number 92-52-4

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Solid
Density (kg/m3)
992 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 154.21
Density of gas (kg/m3) 6.85
Boiling Point (°C) 255
Melting Point (°C) 69/72
Ignition Temperature (°C) 540
Flash Point (°C) 113
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 0.6
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 5.8

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless to pale yellow
Odour characteristic, aromatic

Transportation data

Transport mode Bulk,Packaged
Package group III
Cargo group 32
State solid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name aromatic hydrocarbons

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) No
Metal(s) and alloys No
Oxidizing agents Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 3 - ≥3 and <4
Bioaccumulation in BCF (A1B) 4 - ≥500 and <4000
Bioaccumulation (A1) 4 - High potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 4 - Highly toxic
Chronic aquatic toxicity (B2) (NOEC (mg/l)) 1 - Low
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Slight
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 0 - Not irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 1 - Mildly irritating
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) S - Sinking substance that would deposit on the seabed, not likely to dissolve quickly
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 1 - Is a floater; and/or is slightly acutely toxic; and/or is mildly irritant to skin and/or eyes

Human toxicity threshold

IDHL 15.6
TLV-TWA 0.2

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

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Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 171

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At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

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Decision trees

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last modified 2020-12-14T09:02:49+00:00