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1,3-DICHLORO-2-PROPANOLICSC: 1711
sym-Dichloroisopropyl alcohol
alpha-Dichlorohydrin
sym-Glycerol dichlorohydrin
1,3-Dichloro-propan-2-ol
1,3-Dichloro-propanol-2
November 2008
CAS #: 96-23-1
UN #: 2750
EC Number: 202-491-9

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use fine water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer immediately for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.  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.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion See Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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DANGER
Fatal if inhaled
Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin
Causes eye irritation
Suspected of causing cancer
Causes damage to liver
May cause respiratory irritation
May cause damage to liver and kidneys through prolonged or repeated exposure 

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

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
1,3-DICHLORO-2-PROPANOL ICSC: 1711
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating or on burning. This produces toxic fumes including hydrogen chloride (see ICSC 0163). Reacts with strong oxidants. Attacks powdered metals and plastic. 

Formula: C3H6Cl2O / CH2ClCHOHCH2Cl
Molecular mass: 129.0
Boiling point: 174.3°C
Melting point: -4°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.35
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 11
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 100
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.4
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 74°C o.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.78  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract. The substance is mildly irritating to the skin. The substance may cause effects on the liver. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air can be reached very quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the liver and kidneys. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T; R: 45-21-25; S: 53-45; Note: E 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       1,3-dichloro-2-propanol (JECFA Food Additives Series 48)
       1,3-DICHLORO-2-PROPANOL (JECFA Evaluation)