|BENZYL CHLORIDE||ICSC: 0016 (October 2001)|
| CAS #: 100-44-7
| UN #: 1738
|EC Number: 202-853-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 67°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. Above 67°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Nausea. Headache. Shortness of breath. Dizziness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Watering of the eyes. Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.||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.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Burning sensation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered non-metallic 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
|Separated from food and feedstuffs and incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Dry. Ventilation along the floor. Store only if stabilized.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|BENZYL CHLORIDE||ICSC: 0016|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C7H7Cl / C6H5CH2Cl
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2|
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The symptoms of lung oedema 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.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
Symbol: T; R: 45-22-23-37/38-41-48/22; S: 53-45; Note: E
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