Flammable. Above 21°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 21°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
Use foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide. NO water. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
Cough. Sore throat. Dizziness. Headache.
Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Redness. Pain. Dry skin.
Protective clothing. Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety goggles or face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Cover the spilled material with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: II
Fireproof. Cool. Keep in the dark.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS LIQUID.
Physical dangers The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible.
Chemical dangers The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic gases and irritating fumes.
Molecular mass: 102.20
Boiling point: 88-90°C Melting point: -122°C Relative density (water = 1): 0.7 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.25 Vapour pressure, kPa at 25°C: 8.33 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.53 Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.2 Flash point: 21°C c.c. Auto-ignition temperature: 188°C Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.3-7 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.03
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Exposure at high levels could cause lowering of consciousness.
Inhalation risk A harmful contamination of the air will be reached rather slowly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance defats the skin, which may cause dryness or cracking.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
Symbol: F; R: 11-19-66-67; S: (2)-9-16-29-33; Note: C
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