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o-TOLUENESULFONAMIDEICSC: 1581
2-Toluenesulfonamide
Toluene-2-sulfonamide
o-Methylbenzenesulfonamide
April 2005
CAS #: 88-19-7
EC Number: 201-808-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.   
Skin   Protective gloves.   
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants, acids and bases. 
PACKAGING
 
o-TOLUENESULFONAMIDE ICSC: 1581
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides. Reacts with acids, bases and strong oxidants. 

Formula: C7H9NO2S
Molecular mass: 171.2
Boiling point: >270°C
Melting point: 156°C
Density: 1.46 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.162
Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.84  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation to the eyes. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
The substance is in commercial mixtures with p-toluenesulfonamide, see ICSC 1557. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       o-Toluenesulfonamide  (SIDS)