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CHPTAC (50-70 % aqueous solution)ICSC: 1669
3-Chloro-2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium chloride

(3-Chloro-2-hydroxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride
April 2007
CAS #: 3327-22-8
EC Number: 222-048-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE. AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use closed system or ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health haz
WARNING
May be harmful if swallowed
Suspected of causing cancer
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
CHPTAC (50-70 % aqueous solution) ICSC: 1669
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-LIGHT-YELLOW CLEAR ODOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and flammable vapours. 

Formula: C6H15NOCl2
Molecular mass: 188.1
Density: 1.2 g/cm³
Solubility in water: miscible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: <-1.5  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Under alkaline conditions, the substance produces EPTAC.
See ICSC 1668. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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