|CAS #: 68-12-2||Dimethylformamide
| UN #: 2265
| EINECS #: 200-679-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 58°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with oxidizing agents. Above 58°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! See Inhalation.||Barrier cream. Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||Aspiration hazard! Abdominal pain. Jaundice.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. 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
DANGERFlammable liquid and vapour
May be harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin
Harmful if inhaled
Causes serious eye irritation
May damage fertility or the unborn child
May cause damage to liver
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
|Separated from incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C3H7NO / HCON(CH3)2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 10 ppm as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); BEI issued.
MAK: 15 mg/m3, 5 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: B.
EU-OEL: 15 mg/m3, 5 ppm as TWA; 30 mg/m3, 10 ppm as STEL; (skin)
|The symptoms of poisoning do not become manifest until a few hours or even days have passed.
Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
Environmental effects from the substance have been investigated but none has been found.
Symbol: T; R: 61-20/21-36; S: 53-45; Note: E
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations