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4,4'-METHYLENE BIS(2-CHLOROANILINE)ICSC: 0508
Benzenamine, 4,4'-methylenebis(2-chloro-)
2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline
4,4'-Diamino-3,3'-dichlorodiphenylmethane
MOCA; MBOCA
April 2013
CAS #: 101-14-4
UN #: 3077
EC Number: 202-918-9

  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, carbon dioxide.   

 AVOID ALL CONTACT! PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Further see Ingestion.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED!  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles or face shield.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Headache. Dizziness.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. 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. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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DANGER
Harmful if swallowed
Suspected of causing genetic defects
May cause cancer
May cause damage to blood
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
See Chemical Dangers. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. 
PACKAGING
 
4,4'-METHYLENE BIS(2-CHLOROANILINE) ICSC: 0508
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR LIGHT BROWN PELLETS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes above 200°C . This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride and nitrogen oxides. The substance is a weak base. Reacts with strong acids, strong bases and alkaline earth metals. 

Formula: C13H12Cl2N2
Molecular mass: 267.2
Melting point: 110°C
Decomposes at 202°C
Flash point: 113°C c.c.
Density: 1.44 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.94
Vapour pressure: negligible 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the blood. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
This substance is carcinogenic to humans. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 0.01 ppm as TWA; (skin); A2 (suspected human carcinogen); BEI issued.
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in aquatic organisms and plants. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it is persistent. 

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.
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-22-50/53; S: 53-45-60-61; Note: E 

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