|2,4,6-TRINITROTOLUENE||ICSC: 0967 (April 2000)|
| CAS #: 118-96-7
| UN #: 0209
|EC Number: 204-289-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. Risk of fire and explosion on rapid heating or on strong shock. Explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Do NOT expose to friction or shock. Do not expose to heat and keep wet with at least 30% water.||Use water in large amounts. Do not attempt to extinguish large fire, evacuate area. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Cough. Sore throat. Laboured breathing. Vomiting. Abdominal cramps. Unconsciousness. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain. Yellow staining of the skin. Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . Wear protective gloves when administering first aid.|
|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||Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Wear protective gloves when inducing vomiting.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Wet spilled material before picking it up, do not attempt to sweep up dry material. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from initiator explosives, food and feedstuffs and incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C7H5N3O6 / C6H2(CH3)(NO2)3
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (inhalable fraction and vapour): 0.1 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin); BEI issued.
MAK: skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3B
|The substance is toxic 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 because it is persistent.|
|Combustion in a confined space may turn into detonation.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: E, T, N; R: 2-23/24/25-33-51/53; S: (1/2)-35-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations