|n-BUTYL CHLOROFORMATE||ICSC: 1593 (October 2005)|
Chloroformic acid butyl ester
Carbonochloridic acid, butyl ester
| CAS #: 592-34-7
| UN #: 2743
|EC Number: 209-750-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 30°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 30°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||NO water. Use dry powder, carbon dioxide, alcohol-resistant foam. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.|
|STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Burning sensation. 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. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. 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. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|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. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable dry plastic containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Dry. Well closed. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
|n-BUTYL CHLOROFORMATE||ICSC: 1593|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C5H9ClO2 / CH3(CH2)3OCOCl
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|MAK: 1.1 mg/m3, 0.2 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C|
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
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.
Symbol: T; R: 10-23-34; S: (1/2)-26-36-45
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations