|1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE||ICSC: 0037 (May 2018)|
| CAS #: 106-46-7
| UN #: 3077
|EC Number: 203-400-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 66°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. Above 66°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Vomiting.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Diarrhoea. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and particulates adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 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
WARNINGHarmful if swallowed
Causes serious eye irritation
Suspected of causing cancer
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|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: 10 ppm as TWA; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: 12 mg/m3, 2 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 12 mg/m3, 2 ppm as TWA; 60 mg/m3, 10 ppm as STEL; (skin)
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish.|
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 36-40-50/53; S: (2)-36/37-46-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations