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m-ANISIDINEICSC: 0375
August 2002
CAS #: 536-90-33-Aminoanisole
3-Methoxyaniline
3-Aminophenol methyl ether
3-Metoxybenzeneamine
UN #: 2431
EINECS #: 208-651-4

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Confusion. Convulsions. Unconsciousness.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   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 See Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Well closed. Separated from food and feedstuffs and strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
m-ANISIDINE ICSC: 0375
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
PALE YELLOW OILY LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. This generates fire hazard. 

Formula: C7H9NO / H2NC6H4OCH3
Molecular mass: 123.2
Boiling point: 251°C
Melting point: <0°C
Density: 1.1 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 2.05
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.31
Flash point: >112°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 515°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.93  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin. Medical observation is indicated. The effects may be delayed. See Notes. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
See ICSCs 0970 and 0971. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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