|TETRAETHYL LEAD||ICSC: 0008 (November 2003)|
| CAS #: 78-00-2
| UN #: 1649
|EC Number: 201-075-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Above 93°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. Above 93°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID ALL CONTACT! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Vomiting. Weakness. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.||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||Convulsions. Diarrhoea. Dizziness. Headache. Vomiting. Weakness. Unconsciousness.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 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.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants and acids. Keep in the dark. Ventilation along the floor. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Severe marine pollutant.
|TETRAETHYL LEAD||ICSC: 0008|
|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: 0.1 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 0.05 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: B
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Tetraethyl lead used as an anti-knock compound in gasoline also contains ethylene dibromide and ethylene dichloride as impurities.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The relation between odour and the occupational exposure limit cannot be indicated.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 61-26/27/28-33-50/53-62; S: 53-45-60-61; Note: A, E, 1 for preparations
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations