|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, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat. Shortness of breath. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Skin burns.||Protective clothing. Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety goggles, 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||Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. 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. If liquid: collect leaking liquid in covered plastic containers.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: T, N; R: 24/25-34-51/53; S: (1/2)-26-36/37/39-45-61; Note: C
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R; 0.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT1-II.
|Separated from food and feedstuffs, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, bases and oxidants.|
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW-TO-BROWN LIQUID OR COLOURLESS CRYSTALS.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, by ingestion and through the skin.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Boiling point: 211.5°C
Melting point: 25.4-26°C
Density: 0.97 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.79
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 8
Flash point: >112°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 599°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.1-6.4
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.3
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish.|
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation is therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor or a person authorized by him/her, should be considered.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See section EU classification,.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations