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p-CHLOROPHENOL
ICSC: 0850
Peer-Review Status: 24.03.1999 Validated
4-Chlorophenol
4-Chloro-1-hydroxybenzene
4-Hydroxychlorobenzene 
CAS #: 106-48-9 RTECS #: SK2800000
UN #: 2020
EC #: 604-008-00-0
EINECS #: 203-402-6
    Formula: C6H5ClO / C6H4ClOH
Molecular mass: 128.6

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
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, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough. Dizziness. Headache. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Sore throat. Vomiting. Weakness.  Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
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. Pain. Blurred vision.  Wear 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 Abdominal pain. Unconsciousness. Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 20/21/22-51/53; S: (2)-28-61; Note: C 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-804.
NFPA Code: H3; F1; R0. 
Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes of hydrochloric acid and chlorine. Reacts with oxidants. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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 short-term exposure
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the central nervous system. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 220°C
Melting point: 43°C
Density: 1.3 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 2.7
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 13
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.44
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 121°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.39  
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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