|PHENYLMERCURIC ACETATE||ICSC: 0540|
|CAS #: 62-38-4|
| UN #: 1674
|EC Number: 200-532-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Headache. Burning sensation. Shortness of breath. Laboured breathing.||Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Skin burns. Pain. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower for at least 15 minutes. Refer immediately for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERFatal if swallowed
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Very toxic to aquatic life
|Fireproof. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Cool. Dry. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
|PHENYLMERCURIC ACETATE||ICSC: 0540|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C8H8HgO2 / CH3COOHgC6H5
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.1 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin).
MAK: skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); carcinogen category: 3B
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish and crustacea. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.|
|Explosive limits are unknown in literature, although the substance is combustible and has a flash point < 55°C.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-34-48/24/25-50/53; S: (1/2)-23-24/25-37-45-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Phenylmercuric Acetate (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1)