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SODIUM CHLOROACETATE
ICSC: 1449
Peer-Review Status: 05.06.2003 Validated
Acetic acid, chloro-, sodium salt
Sodium monochloroacetate
Chloroacetic acid, sodium salt 
CAS #: 3926-62-3 RTECS #: AG1400000
UN #: 2659
EC #: 607-158-00-5
EINECS #: 223-498-3
    Formula: C2H2ClO2Na
Molecular mass: 116.5

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.  Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Convulsions. Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Refer for medical attention . Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
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. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. Personal protection: P3 filter respirator for toxic particles.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-38-50; S: (1/2)-22-37-45-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT2-III.  Separated from food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including chlorine and hydrogen chloride. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system and cardiovascular system. This may result in convulsions, cardiac disorders and kidney impairment. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 150-200°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 85
Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -3.47  
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to algae. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Sodium chloroacetate (SIDS)