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Document ID (ISN)102315
CIS number 03-1050
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Title Chlorine
Original title Cloro [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Consejo Colombiano de Seguridad, Bogotß, Colombia, Mar.-Apr. 2003. 3p.
Internet access 03-1050.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract Material safety data sheet on chlorine. Exposure limits: TWA 0.5ppm; STEL 1ppm. Exposure route: inhalation. Toxicity: corrosive and irritant for the respiratory tract and mucous membranes by inhalation with symptoms including chemical pneumonitis, pulmonary oedema and respiratory collapse which may be fatal; skin contact can induce irritation, chemical burns and necrosis; contact with eyes can cause irritation, ulcerations and chemical burns which can lead to vision damage; prolonged contact may cause dermatitis and dental erosion.
Descriptors (primary) chlorine; health hazards; Colombia
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; pulmonary oedema; dental erosion; obstructive ventilatory impairment; fire hazards; toxicology; caustic substances; chemical pneumonitis; dermatitis; transport of materials; explosion hazards; necrosis; labelling; storage; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; chemical burns; first aid; personal protective equipment; respirators; ecotoxicology; determination in air; data sheet; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceColombia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Halogens and their inorganic compounds
Inorganic substances