|BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER||ICSC: 0417 (April 2000)|
Diethylene glycol dichloride
| CAS #: 111-44-4
| UN #: 1916
|EC Number: 203-870-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 55°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 55°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Nausea. Vomiting. Burning sensation. Laboured breathing. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED!||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. Burning sensation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. Keep in the dark. Well closed.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER||ICSC: 0417|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C4H8Cl2O / (ClCH2CH2)2O
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 5 ppm as TWA; 10 ppm as STEL; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 59 mg/m3, 10 ppm; peak limitation category: I(1); skin absorption (H)
|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.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
Symbol: T+; R: 10-26/27/28-40; S: (1/2)-7/9-27-28-36/37-45
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