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MALONALDEHYDEICSC: 1632
Malondialdehyde
Propanedial
Malonic aldehyde
1,3-Propanedialdehyde
April 2007
CAS #: 542-78-9

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

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. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

excl mark;warn
WARNING
Harmful if swallowed 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
MALONALDEHYDE ICSC: 1632
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
NEEDLES. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes. 

Formula: OCHCH2CHO
Molecular mass: 72.1
Melting point: 72°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.16  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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