|ETHYLENE GLYCOL DINITRATE||ICSC: 1056 (October 1999)|
| CAS #: 628-96-6
|EC Number: 211-063-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion. Explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding). Use non-sparking handtools. Do NOT expose to friction or shock.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. Evacuate area, fight fires only from an explosion-resistant location. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|Inhalation||Headache. Dizziness. Nausea. Weakness. Flushing of the face. Chest pain. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! See Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear face shield 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.|
|Ingestion||See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Store in a separate building. Separated from acids and food and feedstuffs. Cool. Well closed.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|ETHYLENE GLYCOL DINITRATE||ICSC: 1056|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C2H4N2O6 / NO2-OCH2CH2O-NO2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.05 ppm as TWA; (skin).
MAK: 0.063 mg/m3, 0.01 ppm; peak limitation category: II(1); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Symptoms such as chest pains or palpitations that can develop during periods away from work may be indicative of toxicity of the substance and should be reported immediately to the responsible physician.
Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Symbol: E, T+; R: 2-26/27/28-33; S: (1/2)-33-35-36/37-45
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