|ICSC: 0210 (May 2018)
Acetic acid chloride
| CAS #: 75-36-5
| UN #: 1717
|EC Number: 200-865-6
|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.
|NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with hot surfaces. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding). Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling. Use non-sparking handtools.
|Use powder, carbon dioxide. NO hydrous agents, water. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
|Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation. Shortness of breath.
|Use breathing protection. Use closed system or ventilation.
|Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.
|Redness. Pain. Burning sensation. Blisters. Serious skin burns.
|Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
|Wear protective gloves when administering first aid. First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer immediately for medical attention.
|Redness. Pain. Severe burns.
|Wear safety spectacles, face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
|Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.
|Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation behind the breastbone. Abdominal pain. Shortness of breath.
|Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
|Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give nothing to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.
|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. Do NOT wash away into sewer. 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
DANGERHighly flammable liquid and vapour
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
May cause damage to lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Harmful to aquatic life
|Fireproof. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Dry. Well closed.
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: CH3COCl / C2ClH3O
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
|The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Do NOT use in the vicinity of a fire or a hot surface, or during welding.
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