|HEXAMETHYLENEDIAMINE||ICSC: 0659 (November 1998)|
| CAS #: 124-09-4
| UN #: 2280
|EC Number: 204-679-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible.||NO open flames. NO contact with hot surfaces.||Use water in large amounts, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Skin burns. Pain. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety spectacles, 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 cramps. Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rest. Refer for medical attention . See Notes.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing 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. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants and strong acids. Well closed.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
|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: 0.5 ppm as TWA|
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|The substance may exist as solid or liquid depending on ambient temperature.
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.
The recommendations on this Card also apply to Hexamethylenediamine solution, 70-80 %, UN No. 1783.
Symbol: C; R: 21/22-34-37; S: (1/2)-22-26-36/37/39-45
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