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CHLORONITROANILINEICSC: 1076
2-Chloro-4-nitroaniline
1-Amino-2-chloro-4-nitrobenzene
o-Chloro-p-nitroaniline
Benzeneamine, 2-chloro-4-nitro-
March 2000
CAS #: 121-87-9
UN #: 2237
EC Number: 204-502-2

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Confusion. Convulsions. Unconsciousness. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. See Notes. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion See Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rest. Refer for medical attention . See Notes. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. 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 food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
CHLORONITROANILINE ICSC: 1076
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW NEEDLE-LIKE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive gases including nitrogen oxides. 

Formula: C6H5ClN2O2
Molecular mass: 172.6
Boiling point: >200°C
Melting point: 108°C
Density: <1 g/cm³
Solubility in water at 25°C: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.00046
Flash point: 205°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 522°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.3  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the skin. The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin. Medical observation is indicated. The effects may be delayed. 

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
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is indicated.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-51/53; S: (2)-22-24-61 

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