|CALCIUM CYANAMIDE||ICSC: 1639 (October 2006)|
Cyanamide, calcium salt
| CAS #: 156-62-7
| UN #: 1403
|EC Number: 205-861-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible (impurities constitute a fire risk). Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with water or metals.||NO contact with water.||Use dry powder. NO carbon dioxide, foam, water.|
|Inhalation||Cough. Burning sensation. Sore throat. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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. Abdominal pain. See Notes.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Cover the spilled material with dry non-combustible inert absorbent. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. Do NOT wash away into sewer.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
WARNINGHarmful if swallowed
Causes serious eye irritation
|Keep in a well-ventilated room. Dry. Well closed. Separated from food and feedstuffs.|
|CALCIUM CYANAMIDE||ICSC: 1639|
|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: 0.5 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 1 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: C
|This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to aquatic organisms.|
|In combination with even small amounts of alcohol the substance causes effects on cardiovascular and central nervous systems resulting in flushing, palpitation, hypotension and hyperventilation.
The effects may be delayed.
Commercial calcium cyanamide is a crystalline substance which contains trace amounts of calcium carbide which may produce acetylene in production vessels or containers.
Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
UN 1403: Calcium Cyanamide with more than 0.1% calcium carbide.
Symbol: Xn; R: 22-37-41; S: (2)-22-26-36/37/39
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations