|TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE||ICSC: 0345 (October 2005)|
| CAS #: 552-30-7
|EC Number: 209-008-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding). Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, powder.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Wheezing. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||Nausea. Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. 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|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Dry. Separated from bases and strong oxidants. Ventilation along the floor.|
|TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE||ICSC: 0345|
|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: 0.0005 mg/m3, as TWA; 0.002 mg/m3 as STEL; (skin); (SEN).
MAK: (respirable fraction): 0.04 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(1); sensitization of respiratory tract (SA)
|The symptoms of allergic reactions including asthma do not become manifest until 4 to 12 hours.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
The occupational exposure limit value should not be exceeded during any part of the working exposure.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: Xn; R: 37-41-42/43; S: (2)-22-26-36/37/39
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Trimellitic anhydride (HSG 71, 1992)