Combustible under specific conditions. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO contact with hot surfaces. NO open flames.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Vomiting.
Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Redness. Burning sensation. Pain.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety goggles 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.
Burning sensation. Headache. Nausea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II
Separated from strong oxidants and strong bases. Well closed.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance YELLOW-TO-RED LIQUID.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and corrosive gases including hydrogen chloride. Reacts with strong bases and strong oxidants.
Formula: C2H2Cl4 / Cl3CCH2Cl
Molecular mass: 167.8
Boiling point: 130.5°C Melting point: -70.2°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.54 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.11 Vapour pressure, kPa at 25°C: 1.9 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.66
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion and by inhalation.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes and skin. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
See ICSC 0332.
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