|DICHLOROACETIC ACID||ICSC: 0868 (April 2000)|
| CAS #: 79-43-6
| UN #: 1764
|EC Number: 201-207-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Sore throat. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Blisters. Serious skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||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||Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Cautiously neutralize remainder. Then wash away with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from metals, combustible substances, reducing agents, strong oxidants, strong bases and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Ventilation along the floor.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|DICHLOROACETIC ACID||ICSC: 0868|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C2H2Cl2O2 / CHCl2COOH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.5 ppm as TWA; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: 1.1 mg/m3, 0.2 ppm; peak limitation category: I(1); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: D
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|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.
NEVER pour water into this substance; when dissolving or diluting always add it slowly to the water.
Symbol: C, N; R: 35-50; S: (1/2)-26-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Dichloroacetic Acid (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 63, 1995) Dichloroacetic acid (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 84, 2004)