|NITRIC OXIDE||ICSC: 1311 (June 2015)|
| CAS #: 10102-43-9
| UN #: 1660
|EC Number: 233-271-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances.||NO contact with combustible substances.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|Inhalation||Cough. Shortness of breath.||Use ventilation.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety goggles 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.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: gas-tight chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Shut off cylinder if possible. Isolate the area until the gas has dispersed.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERContains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer
Toxic if inhaled
Causes damage to lungs
Causes damage to the lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure
|Fireproof if in building. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|NITRIC OXIDE||ICSC: 1311|
|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: 25 ppm as TWA; BEI issued.
MAK: 0.63 mg/m3, 0.5 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: D.
EU-OEL: 2.5 mg/m3, 2 ppm as TWA
|There is no odour warning even when toxic concentrations are present.
Contact with air generates nitrogen dioxide.
See ICSC 0930.
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