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p-CHLOROBENZOIC ACID
ICSC: 0503
Peer-Review Status: 18.10.2005 Validated
4-Chlorobenzoic acid
Chlorodracylic acid 
CAS #: 74-11-3 RTECS #: DG4976010
EINECS #: 200-805-9
    Formula: ClC6H4COOH / C7H5ClO2
Molecular mass: 156.6

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE See Notes.     
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride. The solution in water is a weak acid. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
See Notes. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
See Notes. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 243°C
Density: 1.5 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.4
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1
Flash point: 238°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 545°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.65  
 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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