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FLUOROACETAMIDEICSC: 1434
November 2002
CAS #: 640-19-72-Fluoroacetamide
Monofluoroacetamide
Fluoroacetic acid amide
UN #: 2811
EINECS #: 211-363-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO contact with acids. NO contact with hot surfaces.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Convulsions. Nausea. Vomiting.  Avoid inhalation of dust. Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED!  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes   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. Nausea. Vomiting. Pupillary constriction. Muscle cramps. Excessive salivation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II 

STORAGE
Separated from acids. 
PACKAGING
 
FLUOROACETAMIDE ICSC: 1434
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating and under the influence of acids. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. 

Formula: C2H4FNO / FCH2CONH2
Molecular mass: 77.06
Melting point: 107°C
Solubility in water: very good
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.05  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the cardiovascular system. This may result in cardiac dysrhythmia and death. The effects may be delayed. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development. 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to birds. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal. 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T+; R: 24-28; S: (1/2)-36/37-45 

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