|2-NITROPROPANE||ICSC: 0187 (April 2006)|
| CAS #: 79-46-9
| UN #: 2608
|EC Number: 201-209-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 24°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 24°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, 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!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Weakness. Shortness of breath.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Dry skin. Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Remove all ignition sources. 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
DANGERHarmful if swallowed or if inhaled
Suspected of causing genetic defects
May cause cancer
Causes damage to liver
|Fireproof. Separated from strong bases, strong acids, amines, powdered metals and food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C3H7NO2 / CH3CHNO2CH3
|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).
EU-OEL: 18 mg/m3, 5 ppm as TWA.
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: T; R: 45-10-20/22; S: 53-45; Note: E
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations 2-NITROPROPANE (JECFA Evaluation)