|CARBON MONOXIDE||ICSC: 0023 (April 2007)|
| CAS #: 630-08-0
| UN #: 1016
|EC Number: 211-128-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Extremely flammable. Heating will cause rise in pressure with risk of bursting. Gas/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Use non-sparking handtools.||Shut off supply; if not possible and no risk to surroundings, let the fire burn itself out. In other cases extinguish with carbon dioxide, water spray, powder. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Confusion. Dizziness. Nausea. Weakness. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. See Notes.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERExtremely flammable gas
Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
Fatal if inhaled
May damage fertility or the unborn child if inhaled
Causes damage to blood if inhaled
Causes damage to the blood and the central nervous system through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled
|Fireproof. Cool. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|CARBON MONOXIDE||ICSC: 0023|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 25 ppm as TWA; BEI issued.
MAK: 35 mg/m3, 30 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: B.
EU-OEL: 23 mg/m3, 20 ppm as TWA; 117 mg/m3, 100 ppm as STEL
|Carbon monoxide is a product of incomplete combustion of coal, oil, wood.
It is present in vehicle exhaust and tobacco smoke.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
There is no odour warning even when toxic concentrations are present.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Symbol: F+, T; R: 12-23-48/23-61; S: 53-45; Note: E
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Carbon monoxide (EHC 13, 1979, 1st edition) Carbon monoxide (EHC 213, 1999, 2nd edition)