|METHACRYLONITRILE||ICSC: 0652 (October 2005)|
| CAS #: 126-98-7
| UN #: 3079 (stabilised)
|EC Number: 204-817-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.||Use alcohol-resistant foam. Use dry powder. Use carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Confusion. Weakness. Shortness of breath. Convulsions. Unconsciousness.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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.|
|Ingestion||See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Wear protective gloves when inducing vomiting. NO mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration. Administration of oxygen may be needed. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Remove all ignition sources. Evacuate danger area! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Store only if stabilized. Fireproof. Cool. Keep in the dark. Separated from food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|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: 1 ppm as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen)|
|The commercial product contains 50 ppm hydroquinone monoethyl ether as a stabilizer.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Use same antidotes as in the case of cyanide poisoning.
Symbol: F, T; R: 11-23/24/25-43; S: (1/2)-9-16-18-29-45; Note: D
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations