|RESORCINOL||ICSC: 1033 (August 2003)|
| CAS #: 108-46-3
| UN #: 2876
|EC Number: 203-585-2
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible.||NO open flames. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding).||Use water spray, powder.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Abdominal pain. Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Confusion. Convulsions. Cough. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Sore throat. Unconsciousness.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles, 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.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from incompatible materials and food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers.|
|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: 10 ppm as TWA; 20 ppm as STEL; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: sensitization of skin (SH).
EU-OEL: 45 mg/m3, 10 ppm as TWA; (skin)
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|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: Xn, N; R: 22-36/38-50; S: (2)-26-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations RESORCINOL (JECFA Evaluation) Resorcinol (CICADS 71, 2006) Resorcinol (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 71, 1999)