|ZINC CHLORIDE||ICSC: 1064|
|Butter of zinc |
|CAS #: 7646-85-7|
| UN #: 2331
|EC Number: 231-592-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||See Chemical Dangers.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST AND FUMES! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Skin burns.||Protective gloves.||Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower for at least 15 minutes. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe burns.||Wear safety goggles 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||Sore throat. Burning sensation in the throat and chest. Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERHarmful if swallowed
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
May cause respiratory irritation
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Store only in original container. Separated from strong bases, strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|ZINC CHLORIDE||ICSC: 1064|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (fume): 1 mg/m3, as TWA; (fume): 2 mg/m3 as STEL.
MAK: (respirable fraction): 0.1 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(4); pregnancy risk group: C.
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 2 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Other UN: 1840 Zinc chloride solution, Hazard Class 8.
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.
Symbol: C, N; R: 22-34-50/53; S: (1/2)-26-36/37/39-45-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Zinc chloride (UKPID)