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ICSC: 1360
Peer-Review Status: 10.02.2000 Validated
2-Chloro-6'-ethyl-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl)aceto-o-toluidide
2-Chloro-N-(2-ethyl-6-methylphenyl)-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl)acetamide 
CAS #: 51218-45-2 RTECS #: AN3430000
EINECS #: 257-060-8
    Formula: C15H22ClNO2
Molecular mass: 283.81

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use dry sand, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE     IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Headache. Nausea.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal cramps.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H1; F0; R0.  Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS CLEAR LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol. 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: -62.1°C
Density: 1.12 g/cm³
Solubility in water, mg/l at 25°C: 488
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.0042
Flash point: 190°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.9  
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use. 

NOTES
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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