|CAS #: 62-53-3||Benzeneamine
| UN #: 1547
| EINECS #: 200-539-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 76°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. NO contact with oxidizing agents. Above 76°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE! See Notes.|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Headache. Dizziness. Nausea. Vomiting. Weakness. Laboured breathing. Convulsions.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Administration of oxygen may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Skin||EASILY ABSORBED! Redness. Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Administration of oxygen may be needed. Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Corneal damage.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Administration of oxygen may be needed. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Rest. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERToxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
Causes damage to red blood cells
Causes damage to the blood through prolonged or repeated exposure
Causes serious eye irritation
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Very toxic to aquatic life
|Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C6H7N / C6H5NH2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 2 ppm as TWA; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans); BEI issued.
MAK: 7.7 mg/m3, 2 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|In case of blue lips, fingernails or skin treatment with 100% oxygen may be needed; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Specific treatment with antidotes like methylene blue can not be used for pregnant women and persons with a G6PD enzyme deficiency. These people should avoid all contact.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Symbol: T, N; R: 23/24/25-40-41-43-48/23/24/25-68-50; S: (1/2)-26-27-36/37/39-45-46-63-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Aniline (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Supplement7, 1987) Aniline (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 4, 1974)