Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 63°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
NO open flames. Above 63°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
Cough. Sore throat. Lethargy. Nausea.
Use closed system.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear 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.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Cover the spilled material with plastic sheet. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Well closed.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS LIQUID.
Chemical dangers Reacts with reducing agents and strong oxidants. Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes.
Molecular mass: 159.4
Boiling point: 155-162°C Melting point: -52°C Density: 1.34 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.06 Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 230 Flash point: 63°C c.c. Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.4 (calculated)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The vapour is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A harmful contamination of the air can be reached very quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the respiratory tract. This may result in tissue lesions.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
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