Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Confusion. Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
MAY BE ABSORBED!
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides.
Formula: C16H13N / C10H7NHC6H5
Molecular mass: 219.30
Melting point: 62-63°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.2 Solubility in water: none Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.2
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK sensitization of skin (SH)
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.
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.
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