|XYLENOL (MIXED ISOMERS)||ICSC: 0601 (February 2000)|
| CAS #: 1300-71-6
| UN #: 2261
|EC Number: 215-089-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. 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, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Dizziness. Headache.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Burning sensation. Redness. Skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety goggles, 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||Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Dizziness. Headache. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rest. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Remove all ignition sources. 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 containers as far as possible. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from food and feedstuffs, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, bases and oxidants.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|XYLENOL (MIXED ISOMERS)||ICSC: 0601|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C8H10O / (CH3)2C6H3OH
|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 ppm as TWA; (DSEN); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans)|
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Health effects may be similar to those of phenol and related compounds.
See ICSC 0070.
The recommendations on this Card also apply to 3,4-xylenol (CAS 95-65-8), 2,5-xylenol (CAS 95-87-4), 2,4-xylenol (CAS 105-67-9), 2,3-xylenol (CAS 526-75-0), and 2,6-xylenol (CAS 576-26-1).
Symbol: T, N; R: 24/25-34-51/53; S: (1/2)-26-36/37/39-45-61; Note: C
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