|CROTONIC ACID||ICSC: 0423|
|CAS #: 3724-65-0||trans-2-Butenoic acid
| UN #: 2823
| EINECS #: 223-077-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Above 88°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents. NO contact with hot surfaces. Above 88°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Skin burns. Burning sensation. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety goggles 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. Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Sore throat. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Let solidify. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from food and feedstuffs, bases, oxidants and reducing agents. Dry. Keep in the dark.|
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|CROTONIC ACID||ICSC: 0423|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C4H6O2 / CH3-CH=CH-COOH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
|In general the substance will be transported as molten liquid.
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor or a person authorized by him/her, should be considered.
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