|NITROBENZENE||ICSC: 0065 (April 2006)|
| CAS #: 98-95-3
| UN #: 1662
|EC Number: 202-716-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 88°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Risk of fire and explosion. See Chemical Dangers.||NO open flames. Above 88°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Nausea. Weakness. Confusion. Convulsions. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear safety goggles.||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. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. 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
DANGERHarmful if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin or if inhaled
Suspected of causing cancer
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
May cause damage to blood cells
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Separated from combustible substances, reducing agents, strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|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: 1 ppm as TWA; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: 0.51 mg/m3, 0.1 ppm; peak limitation category: II(4); skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 1 mg/m3, 0.2 ppm as TWA; (skin)
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: T, N; R: 23/24/25-40-48/23/24-51/53-62; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Nitrobenzene (EHC 230, 2003) Nitrobenzene (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 65, 1996)