|CAS #: 88-72-2||2-Nitrotoluene
| UN #: 1664
| EINECS #: 201-853-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with acids or oxidizing agents.||NO open flames. NO contact with oxidizing agents. NO contact with incompatible materials: See Chemical Dangers||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Headache. Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Shortness of breath.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Wear protective gloves when administering first aid. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear 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 pain. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 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
DANGERHarmful if swallowed
May cause genetic defects
May cause cancer
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
May cause damage to blood cells
May cause damage to liver and blood through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Separated from food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. Well closed. Ventilation along the floor. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C7H7NO2 / C6H4(CH3)(NO2)
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 2 ppm as TWA; (skin); BEI issued.
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3B
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Specific treatment may be necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions should be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-46-22-62-51/53; S: 53-45-61; Note: C
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations