|XYLIDINE (MIXED ISOMERS)||ICSC: 0600 (April 2007)|
| CAS #: 1300-73-8
| UN #: 1711
|EC Number: 215-091-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 90-98°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. Above 90-98°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use water spray, carbon dioxide, foam, powder.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! See Ingestion.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible).|
|Ingestion||Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 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
Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin
Suspected of causing cancer
May cause drowsiness and dizziness
May cause damage to blood
May cause damage to blood, liver and kidneys through prolonged or repeated exposure
|Separated from strong oxidants, acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, hypochlorites, halogens and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|XYLIDINE (MIXED ISOMERS)||ICSC: 0600|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C8H11N / (CH3)2C6H3NH2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.5 ppm as TWA; (skin); BEI issued; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 3
|This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given 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.
Commercial xylidine is a mixture of isomers where the 2,4-, 2,5- and 2,6-isomers dominate.
See ICSCs 0453, 1519, 1562, 1686 and 1687.
Symbol: T, N; R: 23/24/25-33-51/53; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-61; Note: C
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