|CAS #: 99-08-1||3-Methylnitrobenzene
| UN #: 1664
| EINECS #: 202-728-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with strong oxidizing agents or sulfuric acid.||NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents or sulfuric acid.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Confusion. Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. See Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants, sulfuric acid and food and feedstuffs. Cool. Dry. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 2 ppm as TWA; (skin); BEI issued.
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 3B
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations