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Document ID (ISN)100194
CIS number 02-1093
Year 1999
Convention or series no. Fiche toxicologique No.210
Title Nitromethane
Original title NitromÚthane [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Rev.ed., CD-ROM CD 613, 2002. 3p. Illus. 19 ref.
Internet access 02-1093.pdf [in French]
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Update of data sheet already summarized in CIS 85-1643. Acute toxicity: methaemoglobinaemia and haemolysis (one single case reported). Chronic toxicity: skin irritation. Exposure limits (France): TWA = 250mg/m3 (100ppm). EEC number and mandatory labelling codes: No.609-036-00-7; Xn, R5, R10, R22, S41, 200-876-6. Complete datasheet collection on CD-ROM analysed under CIS 02-1407.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; nitromethane; France
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; methaemoglobinaemia; haemolysis; fire hazards; toxicology; skin diseases; explosion hazards; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; health hazards; legislation; sampling and analysis; data sheet; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Aliphatic nitro compounds