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POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANEICSC: 0318
October 2001
CAS #: 9016-00-6Dimethyl polysiloxane

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE ICSC: 0318
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS OILY LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: (C2H6OSi)n

Melting point: -50°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.91-1.0
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: >110°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.6/4.25  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE (JECFA Evaluation)