| CAS #: 74-85-1|
| UN #: 1962
|EC Number: 200-815-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Extremely flammable. Gas/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding). Use non-sparking handtools.||Shut off supply; if not possible and no risk to surroundings, let the fire burn itself out. In other cases extinguish with water spray. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|Inhalation||Drowsiness. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Turn off gas at source if possible. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C2H4 / CH2=CH2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 200 ppm as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: carcinogen category: 3B
|High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness or death.
Check oxygen content before entering area.
Symbol: F+; R: 12-67; S: (2)-9-16-33-46
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