|TRIMETHYLAMINE (40% aqueous solution)||ICSC: 1484 (June 2003)|
| CAS #: 75-50-3
| UN #: 1297
|EC Number: 200-875-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Extremely 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. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Use non-sparking handtools.||Use water in large amounts, alcohol-resistant foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Headache. Sore throat. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. 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.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Remove all ignition sources. Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Remove vapour with fine water spray.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Well closed. Separated from strong acids, oxidants, aluminium, copper, copper alloys, zinc, zinc alloys and mercury.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|TRIMETHYLAMINE (40% aqueous solution)||ICSC: 1484|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C3H9N / (CH3)3N
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 5 ppm as TWA; 15 ppm as STEL.
MAK: 4.9 mg/m3, 2 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 4,9 mg/m3, 2 ppm as TWA; 12,5 mg/m3, 5 ppm as STEL
|The toxicological data apply to solutions containing over 15% of trimethylamine.
See ICSC 0206 Trimethylamine gas in a cylinder.
Symbol: F+, C; R: 12-20/22-34; S: (1/2)-3-16-26-29-36/37/39-45; Note: B
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations