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2,2-DICHLOROPROPIONIC ACIDICSC: 1509
November 2003
CAS #: 75-99-0Dalapon
alpha,alpha-Dichloropropionic acid
EINECS #: 200-923-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.  Wear safety goggles 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. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
If liquid: collect leaking liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. If solid: sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
2,2-DICHLOROPROPIONIC ACID ICSC: 1509
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
HYGROSCOPIC WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS OR COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Attacks aluminium, copper and their alloys. 

Formula: C3H4Cl2O2
Molecular mass: 143.0
Boiling point: 190°C
Melting point: 20°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.40
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 90
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.76  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
TLV: (inhalable fraction): 5 mg/m3, ppm, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen) 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 22-38-41-52/53; S: (2)-26-39-61 

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