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DIESEL FUEL No. 2
ICSC: 1561
Peer-Review Status: 26.10.2004 Validated
Fuels, Diesel, No. 2
Diesel oil No. 2
Gasoil - unspecified 
CAS #: 68476-34-6 RTECS #: LS9142500
UN #: 1202
EC #: 649-227-00-2
EINECS #: 270-676-1
   

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Above 52°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  Above 52°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation Dizziness. Headache. Nausea.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Dry skin. Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles 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. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 40; S: (2)-36/37; Note: H 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30S1202.
NFPA Code: H0; F2; R0. 
Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
BROWN SLIGHTLY VISCOUS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 100ppm as TWA; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans); (ACGIH 2004). 

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The liquid defats the skin. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 282-338°C
Melting point: -30 - -18°C
Density: 0.87-0.95 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.0005
Flash point: 52°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 254-285°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.6-6.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: >3.3  
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Additives to Diesel fuel in winter may change physical and toxicological properties of the substance.
This card does not address Diesel exhaust. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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