Combustible. Above 82°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
NO open flames. Above 82°C use a closed system and ventilation.
Use powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
Fresh air, rest.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Rest. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
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. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS LIQUID.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
Molecular mass: 142.2
Boiling point: 245°C Melting point: -22°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.02 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.003 Vapour pressure, Pa at °C: 7.2 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.9 Flash point: 82°C Auto-ignition temperature: 529°C Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.87
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol or vapour and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes.
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 Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause effects on the lungs.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 0.5 ppm as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen)
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
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