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SODIUM CHLOROACETATEICSC: 1449
Acetic acid, chloro-, sodium salt
Sodium monochloroacetate
Chloroacetic acid, sodium salt
June 2015
CAS #: 3926-62-3
UN #: 2659
EC Number: 223-498-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents.    Use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry powder, foam.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  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 Unconsciousness.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . See Notes. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT wash away into sewer. 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

skull;toxiccancer;health hazenviro;aqua
Toxic if swallowed
Causes eye irritation
Causes damage to organs
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs and strong oxidants. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
SODIUM CHLOROACETATE ICSC: 1449
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including chlorine and hydrogen chloride. Reacts with strong oxidants. This produces toxic and corrosive gases. 

Formula: C2H2ClO2Na
Molecular mass: 116.5
Decomposes at > 150°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 85
Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: < 0.2
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.26  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes. The substance is irritating to the respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the metabolism. This may result in metabolic acidosis and multiple organ failure. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

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

NOTES
See ICSC 0235.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Sodium dichloroacetate is a potential antidote.
Consult a poison information centre or an expert for further information. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-38-50; S: (1/2)-22-37-45-61 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Sodium chloroacetate (SIDS)