|PENTACHLOROPHENOL||ICSC: 0069 (August 2003)|
| CAS #: 87-86-5
| UN #: 3155
|EC Number: 201-778-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Fever. Laboured breathing. Sore throat.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Blisters. Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . Wear protective gloves when administering first aid.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles, 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||Abdominal cramps. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Unconsciousness. Vomiting. Weakness. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit and filter respirator for organic gases and particulates adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
|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: 0.5 mg/m3, as TWA; 1 mg/m3 as STEL; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans); BEI issued.
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
|The commercial product may contain very toxic impurities (dioxins).
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 24/25-26-36/37/38-40-50/53; S: (1/2)-22-36/37-45-52-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Pentachlorophenol (EHC 71, 1987) Pentachlorophenol (HSG 19, 1989) Pentachlorophenol (PIM 405) Pentachlorophenol (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 53, 1991)