|METHYL CHLORIDE||ICSC: 0419 (June 2015)|
| CAS #: 74-87-3
| UN #: 1063
|EC Number: 200-817-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable. Heating will cause rise in pressure with risk of bursting. Gas/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Use non-sparking handtools.||Shut off supply; if not possible and no risk to surroundings, let the fire burn itself out. In other cases extinguish with water spray. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|Inhalation||Staggering gait. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting. Convulsions. Unconsciousness. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.||Cold-insulating gloves. Protective clothing.||ON FROSTBITE: rinse with plenty of water, do NOT remove clothes. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||See Skin.||Wear safety goggles, face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. NEVER direct water jet on liquid.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERExtremely flammable gas
Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
May cause damage to central nervous system if inhaled
May cause damage to central nervous system through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled
|Fireproof. Ventilation along the floor.|
|METHYL CHLORIDE||ICSC: 0419|
|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: 50 ppm as TWA; 100 ppm as STEL; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 21 mg/m3, 10 ppm; peak limitation category: II(1); pregnancy risk group: D.
EU-OEL: 42 mg/m3, 20 ppm as TWA
|Following intoxication patient should be observed carefully for 48 hours.
Check oxygen content before entering area.
Symbol: F+, Xn; R: 12-40-48/20; S: (2)-9-16-33
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