|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible.||NO open flames. NO contact with hot surfaces.||Use water in large amounts, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPLOSION||In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Skin burns. Pain. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety spectacles, 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||Abdominal cramps. Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rest. Refer for medical attention . See Notes.|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing 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. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Symbol: C; R: 21/22-34-37; S: (1/2)-22-26-36/37/39-45
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-80GC8-II+III.
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R1.
|Separated from strong oxidants and strong acids. Well closed.|
Physical State; Appearance
HYGROSCOPIC PELLETS OR FLAKES WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Boiling point: 199-205°C
Melting point: 23-41°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.93
Solubility in water: soluble
Vapour pressure, Pa at 50°C: 200
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.8
Flash point: 85°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 305°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.9-7.6
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
The substance may exist as solid or liquid depending on ambient temperature.
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 is therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor or a person authorized by him/her, should be considered.
The recommendations on this Card also apply to Hexamethylenediamine solution, 70-80 %, UN No. 1783.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Hexamethylenediamine (SIDS)