|CAS #: 108-68-9||3,5-Dimethylphenol
| UN #: 2261
| EINECS #: 203-606-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Cough. Dizziness. Headache.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Burning sensation. Skin burns.||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. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety goggles, 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||Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Dizziness. Headache. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rest. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, bases and oxidants.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C8H10O / 3,5-(CH3)2C6H3OH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Also consult ICSC #0601 (Xylenol), 0070 (Phenol).
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Health effects may be similar to those of phenol and related compounds.
Symbol: T; R: 24/25-34; S: (1/2)-26-28-36/37/39-45
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