|TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (80/20 mixture of 2,4- and 2,6- isomers)||ICSC: 1783 (November 2019)|
| CAS #: 26471-62-5
| UN #: 2078
|EC Number: 247-722-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion as a result of decomposition when heated.||NO open flames. NO contact with water.||Use powder, carbon dioxide, water in large amounts. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Irritability. Sore throat. Cough. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting. Wheezing. Chest tightness.||Use appropriate engineering controls.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||See Notes. Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear 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||Irritability. Sore throat. Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.||Rinse mouth. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Special emergency response required.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERFatal if inhaled
Causes serious eye irritation
Suspected of causing cancer
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects
May cause an allergic skin reaction
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
May cause respiratory irritation
|Separated from food and feedstuffs. Separated from : see Chemical Dangers. Store only in original container. Cool. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for proper storage conditions.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (80/20 mixture of 2,4- and 2,6- isomers)||ICSC: 1783|
|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: (inhalable fraction and vapour): 0.001 ppm as TWA; 0.005 ppm as STEL; (skin); (DSEN); (RSEN); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans); BEI issued.
MAK: (vapour and aerosol): 0.007 mg/m3, 0.001 ppm; peak limitation category: I(1); (momentary value that should not be exceeded): 0.035 mg/m3, 0.005 ppm; pregnancy risk group: C; sensitization of respiratory tract and skin (SAH)
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.|
|Decomposes slowly in water or acidic solutions forming carbon disulfide and amines.
The symptoms of asthma 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.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
See ICSC 0339.
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