|PICRIC ACID||ICSC: 0316 (September 2008)|
| CAS #: 88-89-1
| UN #: 0154 (see Notes)
|EC Number: 201-865-9
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. See Notes. Risk of fire and explosion.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Do NOT expose to friction or shock. Use non-sparking handtools. Prevent deposition of dust. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.||Use water in large amounts. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety goggles.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible).|
|Ingestion||Headache. Dizziness. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Remove all ignition sources. Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERExplosive; mass explosion hazard
Toxic if swallowed
Causes eye irritation
Harmful to aquatic life
|Fireproof. Cool. Substance should be kept wet. Separated from strong oxidants, metals and reducing agents. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|PICRIC ACID||ICSC: 0316|
|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.
EU-OEL: 0.1 mg/m3 as TWA.
MAK: skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); carcinogen category: 3
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Do NOT take working clothes home.
Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
UN number 0154 refers to picric acid, dry or moistened with less than 30% water by mass.
For safety transportation, 30% water or more is usually added.
Other UN number is 1344, with not less than 30% water by mass, hazard class 4.1, packing group I.
UN 3364 Trinitrophenol(picric acid), wetted with not less than 10% water, by mass; Hazard class: 4.1, Packing Group I
Symbol: E, T; R: 3-4-23/24/25; S: (1/2)-28-35-36/37-45
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations