|DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE||ICSC: 0048 (July 2002)|
| CAS #: 75-71-8
| UN #: 1028
|EC Number: 200-893-9
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water.|
|Inhalation||Irregular heartbeat. Confusion. Drowsiness. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.||Cold-insulating gloves.||ON FROSTBITE: rinse with plenty of water, do NOT remove clothes. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Ventilation along the floor.|
|Special insulated cylinder.|
|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: 1000 ppm as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 5000 mg/m3, 1000 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: C
|Avoid release to the environment because of its impact on the ozone layer.|
|High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness or death.
Check oxygen content before entering area.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Do NOT use in the vicinity of a fire or a hot surface, or during welding.
Turn leaking cylinder with the leak up to prevent escape of gas in liquid state.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Dichlorodifluoromethane (WHO Food Additives Series 8) DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE (JECFA Evaluation)