|(2,4,5-TRICHLOROPHENOXY) ACETIC ACID||ICSC: 0075 (April 2005)|
| CAS #: 93-76-5
| UN #: 3345
|EC Number: 202-273-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible under specific conditions. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, powder.|
|See Notes. PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Diarrhoea. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|(2,4,5-TRICHLOROPHENOXY) ACETIC ACID||ICSC: 0075|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C8H5Cl3O3 / C6H2Cl3OCH2COOH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 10 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 2 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
|Temperature of decomposition is unknown in the literature.
Commercial products may contain toxic dioxin (see ICSC 1467 2,3,7,8-TCDD).
If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s).
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
The recommendations on this card also apply to salts of 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid.
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-36/37/38-50/53; S: (2)-24-60-61
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