Use alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .
Wear safety goggles 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.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Rest. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and particulates adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE HYGROSCOPIC FLAKES.
Formula: C10H14O / HOC6H4C(CH3)3
Molecular mass: 150.2
Boiling point: 237°C Melting point: 98°C Density: 0.9 g/cm³ Solubility in water: none Vapour pressure, Pa at 50°C: 30 Flash point: 115°C o.c. Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.4/3.4
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and through the skin.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is severely irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the skin. This may result in depigmentation.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. The substance may have effects on the liver, spleen, thyroid and nervous system. This may result in impaired functions.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: 0.5 mg/m3, 0.08 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); pregnancy risk group: D
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
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