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Cumene is used in the production of phenol and acetone. It is used as a thinner for paints, lacquers, and enamels and as a component of high octane fuels. It is used in the manufacture of phenol, acetone, acetophenone, and methylstyrene.
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Hazard Statements: H226-H304-H335-H350
Flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause cancer.
Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P271-P281-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P308+P313-P331-P370+P378q-P501c
Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Do NOT induce vomiting. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant