|CHLORDECONE||ICSC: 1432 (June 2003)|
| CAS #: 143-50-0
| UN #: 2761
|EC Number: 205-601-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! AVOID EXPOSURE OF BREASTFEEDING WOMEN! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Incoordination. Headache. Tremor. Weakness.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED!||Protective clothing. Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear face shield.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). See Notes. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: P3 filter respirator for toxic particles.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from acids.|
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|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|
|MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2|
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish, mammals and milk.|
|Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Consult national legislation.
Symbol: T, N; R: 24/25-40-50/53; S: (1/2)-22-36/37-45-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Chlordecone (EHC 43, 1984) Chlordecone (HSG 41, 1990) Chlordecone (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 20, 1979)