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OCTACHLORONAPHTHALENEICSC: 1059
PerchloronaphthaleneMarch 2000
CAS #: 2234-13-1
EC Number: 218-778-7

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 STRICT HYGIENE!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED!  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes   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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
OCTACHLORONAPHTHALENE ICSC: 1059
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WAXY YELLOW SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including hydrogen chloride. 

Formula: C10Cl8
Molecular mass: 403.7
Boiling point: 440°C
Melting point: 192°C
Relative density (water = 1): 2.0
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: <0.13
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.01
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.88/6.2  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the liver. This may result in tissue lesions. 

Inhalation risk
 

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


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 0.1 mg/m3, as TWA; 0.3 mg/m3 as STEL; (skin) 

ENVIRONMENT
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it is persistent. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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