|HEXAMETHYLENETETRAMINE||ICSC: 1228 (August 2002)|
| CAS #: 100-97-0
| UN #: 1328
|EC Number: 202-905-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, foam, powder.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. 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 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. Nausea. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and particulates adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong acids and strong oxidants. Dry.|
|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: (inhalable fraction and vapour): 1 mg/m3, as TWA; (DSEN); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: sensitization of skin (SH)
|The substance may release formaldehyde.
See ICSC 0695.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
The symptoms of asthma 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.
Symbol: F, Xn; R: 11-42/43; S: (2)-16-22-24-37
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Hexamethylenetetramine (FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series 38a) Hexamethylenetetramine (WHO Food Additives Series 1) Hexamethylenetetramine (WHO Food Additives Series 5) HEXAMETHYLENETETRAMINE (JECFA Evaluation)