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CHPTAC (50-70 % aqueous solution)
ICSC: 1669
Peer-Review Status: 20.04.2007 Validated
(3-Chloro-2-hydroxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride
3-Chloro-2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium chloride 
CAS #: 3327-22-8 RTECS #: BP5275400
EINECS #: 222-048-3
    Formula: C6H15NOCl2
Molecular mass: 188.1

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION     In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.  AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
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
PACKAGING & 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.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
May be harmful if swallowed
Suspected of causing cancer
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects 
cancer;health haz

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

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

Physical dangers
 

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

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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. 

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

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


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Density: 1.2 g/cm³
Solubility in water: miscible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: <-1.5  
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, EPTAC. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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