|CHLOROACETALDEHYDE (40% SOLUTION)||ICSC: 0706 (September 1997)|
| CAS #: 107-20-0
| UN #: 2232
|EC Number: 203-472-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 88°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. NO contact with oxidizing agents or acids. Above 88°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Sore throat. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Serious skin burns. Pain. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Loss of vision. Severe deep burns.||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. Burning sensation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants, acids, metals and food and feedstuffs.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|CHLOROACETALDEHYDE (40% SOLUTION)||ICSC: 0706|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C2H3ClO / ClCH2CHO
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 1 ppm as STEL.
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 3
|This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to water quality. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
|This card refers to the 40% solution.
The occupational exposure limit value should not be exceeded during any part of the working exposure.
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.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 24/25-26-34-40-50; S: (1/2)-26-28-36/37/39-45-61
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