|ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE||ICSC: 1025 (April 2000)|
Chloroformic acid ethyl ester
Carbonochloridic acid ethyl ester
| CAS #: 541-41-3
| UN #: 1182
|EC Number: 208-778-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable. 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 strong oxidizing agents. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling.||Use alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide. NO water. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use closed system or ventilation.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Skin||Skin burns. Blisters. Pain. Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||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. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: gas-tight chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT wash away into sewer.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, food and feedstuffs and incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Dry. Well closed.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE||ICSC: 1025|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C3H5ClO2 / ClCOOC2H5
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|MAK: carcinogen category: 3|
|Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.|
|Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
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.
Immediate administration of an appropriate spray, by a doctor or a person authorized by him/her, should be considered.
Symbol: F, T+; R: 11-22-26-34; S: (1/2)-9-16-26-28-33-36/37/39-45
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations