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2,4-DIAMINOANISOLEICSC: 1578
April 2005
CAS #: 615-05-41,3-Benzenediamine, 4-methoxy-
4-Methoxy-3-phenylenediamine
4-Methoxy-m-phenylenediamine
C.I. Oxidation Base 12
UN #: 3077
EINECS #: 210-406-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE. AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED!  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
2,4-DIAMINOANISOLE ICSC: 1578
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Formula: C7H10N2O
Molecular mass: 138.19
Melting point: 68°C
Solubility in water: miscible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.77  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

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
This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans. 


Occupational exposure limits
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-22-68-51/53; S: 53-45-61; Note: E 

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