|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPLOSION||In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|EXPOSURE||STRICT HYGIENE!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Confusion. Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Vomiting. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . See Notes.|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61S2205 or 61GT1-III.
NFPA Code: H4; F2; R1.
|Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Ventilation along the floor.|
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS OILY COLOURLESS LIQUID.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Boiling point: 295°C
Melting point: 1°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.97
Solubility in water: moderate
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.7
Flash point: 159°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 550°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.7-4.9
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.32
Upon poisoning by adiponitrile, specific first aid and treatment are essential.
Consult a doctor.
The flash point of adiponitrile, technical grade is 93°C (o.c.).
Do NOT take working clothes home.
See also ICSC0492 Hydrogen cyanide.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See section Emergency Response.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations