|POLYVINYL CHLORIDE||ICSC: 1487 (April 2005)|
|Ethylene, chloro-, polymer
| CAS #: 9002-86-2
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Avoid inhalation of dust.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Eyes||Wear safety goggles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|POLYVINYL CHLORIDE||ICSC: 1487|
|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: (respirable fraction): 1 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: (respirable fraction): 0.3 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(8); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C
|PVC products take many forms, due to additives used in manufacture.
The additives can influence the physical and toxicological properties of this substance.
The final product may contain traces of monomer see ICSC0082 Vinyl chloride.
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