|METHYL HYDRAZINE||ICSC: 0180 (October 2004)|
| CAS #: 60-34-4
| UN #: 1244
|EC Number: 200-471-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable. Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Vapour/air mixtures are explosive. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with oxidizing agents or metal oxides.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents. NO contact with hot surfaces. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.||Use water in large amounts, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Nausea. Vomiting. Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Headache. Shortness of breath. Laboured breathing. Convulsions. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Skin burns. Pain. Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield 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||Abdominal cramps. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids, metal oxides, porous materials and food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed. Keep under inert gas.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|METHYL HYDRAZINE||ICSC: 0180|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: CH6N2 / CH3NHNH2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.01 ppm as TWA; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3B
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations