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What is the harmful effect of ninhydrin?

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Answered 2007-06-28 16:01:26
    Synonyms: ninhydrin monohydrate, 1,2,3-triketohydrindene monohydrate, 1,2,3-indantrione monohydrate, 2,2-dihydroxy-1,3-indandione, 1H-indene-1,2,3-trione monohydrate, triketohydrindene hydrate Molecular formula: C9H6O4 CAS No: 485-47-2 EINECS No: 207-618-1
    Appearance: white to light yellow crystals or powder, turning red when heated Melting point: 250 C Boiling point: Vapour density: Vapour pressure: Density (g cm-3): 0.862 Flash point: Explosion limits: Autoignition temperature:
    Stable. Incompatible with amines, alkalies, strong bases. Light-sensitive.
    Harmful if swallowed. Skin, eye and respiratory irritant. Toxicity dataIPR-MUS LD50 78 mg kg-1 ORL-RAT LDLO 250 mg kg-1 ORL-RAT LD50 600 mg kg-1
    Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.
    Safety glasses, adequate ventilation.
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