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1,3-DICHLORO-2-NITROBENZENEICSC: 0253
2,6-Dichloronitrobenzene
1,3-Dichloro-2-nitro-benzene
2,6-Dichloro-1-nitrobenzene
October 2008
CAS #: 601-88-7
UN #: 1578
EC Number: 210-009-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use ventilation (not if powder).  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

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. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

Insufficient data for GHS classification 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from bases and strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
1,3-DICHLORO-2-NITROBENZENE ICSC: 0253
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including nitrogen oxides and hydrogen chloride. Reacts with strong bases and strong oxidants. 

Formula: Cl2C6H3NO2
Molecular mass: 192.0
Boiling point at 1.1kPa: 130°C
Melting point: 72.5°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.6
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.6
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.1 (calculated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. See Notes. 

NOTES
The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature.
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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