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1,3-DICHLORO-5-NITROBENZENE
ICSC: 0255
Peer-Review Status: 04.10.2008 Validated
3,5-Dichloronitrobenzene 
CAS #: 618-62-2 EINECS #: 210-557-3
    Formula: Cl2C6H3NO2
Molecular mass: 192.0

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
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
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
Harmful if swallowed 
excl mark;warn

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong oxidants and strong bases. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
ORANGE-TO-BROWN 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. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK (not established):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 64.5°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.7
Solubility in water: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.6
Flash point: 140°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.1 (calculated)  
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to algae. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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