|TRIMETHYLAMINE||ICSC: 0206 (October 2002)|
| CAS #: 75-50-3
| UN #: 1083 (anhydrous)
|EC Number: 200-875-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Extremely flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Gas/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Use non-sparking handtools.||Shut off supply; if not possible and no risk to surroundings, let the fire burn itself out. In other cases extinguish with powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Headache. Sore throat. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.||Cold-insulating gloves. Protective clothing.||ON FROSTBITE: rinse with plenty of water, do NOT remove clothes. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.||Wear safety goggles 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||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. NEVER direct water jet on liquid. Remove vapour with fine water spray.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C3H9N / (CH3)3N
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 5 ppm as TWA; 15 ppm as STEL.
MAK: 4.9 mg/m3, 2 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 4,9 mg/m3, 2 ppm as TWA; 12,5 mg/m3, 5 ppm as STEL
|Turn leaking cylinder with the leak up to prevent escape of gas in liquid state.
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Symbol: F+, Xn; R: 12-20-37/38-41; S: (2)-16-26-39
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations TRIMETHYLAMINE (JECFA Evaluation)