|TETRAMETHYL LEAD||ICSC: 0200 (April 2005)|
| CAS #: 75-74-1
| UN #: 1649
|EC Number: 200-897-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Above 37.8°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 37.8°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position.|
|STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||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 pain. Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Dullness. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in 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. 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
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Cool. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|TETRAMETHYL LEAD||ICSC: 0200|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: Pb(CH3)4 / C4H12Pb
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.15 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin).
MAK: (as Pb): 0.05 mg/m3, ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: B
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in molluscs and fish.|
|Commercial products are impure, coloured red, orange or blue, with added stabilizer (1,2-dichloroethane, toluene).
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The relation between odour and the occupational exposure limit cannot be indicated.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 61-26/27/28-33-62-50/53; S: 53-45-60-61; Note: A, E, 1
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations