|CAS #: 79-00-5|
|EC Number: 201-166-9
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible under specific conditions. Heating will cause rise in pressure with risk of bursting. See Notes.||NO open flames. NO contact with hot surfaces.||Use powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Dry skin. Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety spectacles or face shield.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Aspiration hazard! See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . Do NOT induce vomiting.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. 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
DANGERHarmful if swallowed
Toxic if inhaled
Causes mild skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
May cause drowsiness or dizziness
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
Harmful to aquatic life
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and metals. Well closed. Ventilation along the floor. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C2H3Cl3 / CHCl2CH2Cl
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 10 ppm as TWA; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: 55 mg/m3, 10 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 3B
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Combustible vapour/air mixtures difficult to ignite, may be developed under certain conditions.
Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
The relation between odour and the occupational exposure limit cannot be indicated.
Do NOT use in the vicinity of a fire or a hot surface, or during welding.
Symbol: Xn; R: 20/21/22-40-66; S: (2)-9-36/37-46
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (SIDS)