|CARBON TETRACHLORIDE||ICSC: 0024|
|CAS #: 56-23-5||Tetrachloromethane
| UN #: 1846
| EINECS #: 200-262-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. 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||Redness. Pain.||Wear face shield 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. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered 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 metals. See Chemical Dangers. Ventilation along the floor. Cool.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|CARBON TETRACHLORIDE||ICSC: 0024|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 5 ppm as TWA; 10 ppm as STEL; (skin); A2 (suspected human carcinogen).
MAK: 3.2 mg/m3, 0.5 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 6.4 mg/m3, 1 ppm as TWA; 32 mg/m3, 5 ppm as STEL; (skin)
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to its impact on the ozone layer.|
|Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Do NOT use in the vicinity of a fire or a hot surface, or during welding.
Symbol: T, N; R: 23/24/25-40-48/23-52/53-59; S: (1/2)-23-36/37-45-59-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Carbon Tetrachloride (EHC 208, 1999) Carbon Tetrachloride (HSG 108, 1998) Carbon tetrachloride (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/2) Carbon tetrachloride (FAO/PL:1967/M/11/1) Carbon tetrachloride (FAO/PL:1968/M/9/1) Carbon tetrachloride (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 1) Carbon tetrachloride (Pesticide residues in food: 1979 evaluations) Carbon Tetrachloride (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 71, 1999)