|METHYLENE BISPHENYL ISOCYANATE||ICSC: 0298 (March 1999)|
| CAS #: 101-68-8
|EC Number: 202-966-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames.||Use powder, carbon dioxide.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Pain.||Wear safety goggles or face shield.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from food and feedstuffs and incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Dry. Keep in the dark.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|METHYLENE BISPHENYL ISOCYANATE||ICSC: 0298|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C15H10N2O2 / OCNC6H4CH2C6H4NCO
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.005 ppm as TWA.
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 0.05 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(1); skin absorption (H); sensitization of respiratory tract and skin (SAH); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C
|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.
MDI may sensitize workers so that they react to other isocyanates (asthma).
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: Xn; R: 20-36/37/38-42/43; S: (1/2)-23-36/37-45; Note: C
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