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m-CHLOROPHENOLICSC: 0150
3-Chlorophenol
3-Chloro-1-hydroxybenzene
3-Hydroxychlorobenzene
October 1999
CAS #: 108-43-0
UN #: 2020
EC Number: 203-582-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.   

 STRICT HYGIENE!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). 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 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

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
m-CHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 0150
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes of hydrogen chloride (see ICSC 0163) and chlorine (see ICSC 0126). Reacts with oxidants. 

Formula: C6H5ClO / C6H4ClOH
Molecular mass: 128.6
Boiling point: 214°C
Melting point: 33°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.245
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 2.6
Vapour pressure, Pa at 44.2°C: 133
Flash point: >112°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.47/2.52  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to fish. 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
See ICSCs 0849 and 0850. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 20/21/22-51/53; S: (2)-28-61; Note: C 

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