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CHOLINE CHLORIDEICSC: 0853
October 2005
CAS #: 67-48-1(2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium chloride
Choline hydrochloride
2-Hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium chloride
Cholinium chloride
EINECS #: 200-655-4

  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, powder.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
CHOLINE CHLORIDE ICSC: 0853
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride. Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Formula: C5H14NO.Cl
Molecular mass: 139.6
Melting point: 305°C
Solubility in water: miscible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -5.16  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Choline chloride (SIDS)