NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents.
Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!
Cough. Sore throat.
Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .
Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.
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. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Rest.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and food and feedstuffs.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance OILY COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Chemical dangers The substance is a weak acid. Reacts violently with acids, strong bases and oxidants.
Formula: C6H12O2 / CH3(CH2)4COOH
Molecular mass: 116.2
Boiling point: 205°C Melting point: -3°C Relative density (water = 1): 0.93 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 1.1 Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 27 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.0 Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0 Flash point: 102°C o.c. Auto-ignition temperature: 380°C Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.3-9.3 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.88
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 irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis.
Inhalation risk A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure See Notes.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
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