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para-CRESIDINE
ICSC: 1180
Peer-Review Status: 21.04.2005 Validated
2-Methoxy-5-methylaniline
5-Methyl-ortho-anisidine
3-Amino-para-cresol methyl ether
4-Methoxy-meta-toluidine
4-Methyl-2-aminoanisole 
CAS #: 120-71-8 RTECS #: BZ6720000
EC #: 612-209-00-X
EINECS #: 204-419-1
    Formula: C8H11NO / CH3OC6H3(CH3)NH2
Molecular mass: 137.2

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, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.   
 
EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.  AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles 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
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. 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.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T; R: 45-22; S: 53-45; Note: E 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and irritating fumes including nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. Attacks some forms of plastic, rubber and coatings. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK: Carcinogen category: 2; (DFG 2004). 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 235°C
Melting point: 51.5°C
Solubility in water: poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 1.4
Flash point: 111°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 450°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.67  
 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See section EU classification. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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