|CAS #: 94-75-7||2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
| UN #: 3077
| EINECS #: 202-361-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO contact with oxidizing agents.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Headache. Nausea. Weakness. Cough. Sore throat.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles 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||Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting. Weakness. Unconsciousness.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C8H6Cl2O3 / Cl2C6H3OCH2COOH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: (inhalable fraction): 10 mg/m3, ppm, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 2 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
|2,4-D is a chlorophenoxy-herbicide which, as a group, has been classified by IARC (1987) as possibly carcinogenic to humans, but the data on this specific substance are inconclusive.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Symbol: Xn; R: 22-37-41-43-52/53; S: (2)-24/25-26-36/37/39-46-61
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