|PERACETIC ACID (stabilized)||ICSC: 1031|
|CAS #: 79-21-0||Acetic peroxide
| UN #: 3105
| EINECS #: 201-186-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Above 40.5°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with flammables or hot surfaces. Above 40.5°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Do NOT expose to friction or shock.||Use water spray. See Notes. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||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. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered plastic 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
DANGERFlammable liquid and vapour
Heating may cause a fire
Fatal if inhaled
Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
May cause respiratory irritation
Very toxic to aquatic life
|Fireproof. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from combustible substances and incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Store only if stabilized. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|PERACETIC ACID (stabilized)||ICSC: 1031|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C2H4O3 / CH3COOOH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 0.4 ppm as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: carcinogen category: 3B
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|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 are therefore essential.
Explosive limits are unknown in literature, although the substance is combustible and has a flash point < 61°C.
Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance; consult an expert.
Commercial peracetic acid is a mixture of peracetic acid, acetic acid, hydrogen peroxide and water.
See ICSCs 0164 and 0363.
Above 50°C the substance may undergo a self-accelerating decomposition reaction.
Symbol: O, C, N; R: 7-10-20/21/22-35-50; S: (1/2)-3/7-14-36/37/39-45-61; Note: B, D
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations