|ACRYLAMIDE||ICSC: 0091 (October 2013)|
Acrylic acid amide
| CAS #: 79-06-1
| UN #: 2074
|EC Number: 201-173-7
|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. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Weakness.||Use closed system or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . Wear protective gloves when administering first aid.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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. Weakness. See Notes.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERToxic if swallowed
Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled
Causes skin irritation
Causes serious eye irritation
May cause an allergic skin reaction
May cause genetic defects
May cause cancer
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Causes damage to nervous system
Causes damage to the nervous system through prolonged or repeated exposure
|Separated from incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Keep in the dark. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Special packaging required.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C3H5NO / CH2=CH-CONH2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (inhalable fraction and vapour): 0.03 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin); (DSEN); A2 (suspected human carcinogen).
EU-OEL: 0.1 mg/m3 as TWA; (skin).
MAK: carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 2; sensitization of skin (SH); skin absorption (H)
|This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to fish.|
|A severe intoxication is only likely after ingestion of large amounts. The following effects were reported: hallucinations, hypotension and convulsions.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Long term exposure can cause skin peeling, rashes and acne-like dermatitis.
Damage to the peripheral nervous system may cause reversible effects like unsteady gait, impaired speech, tingling sensations, incoordination, tremors of the hands and numbness of extremities.
Other UN number for acrylamide solution is 3426, hazard class 6.1, packing group III
Symbol: T; R: 45-46-20/21-25-36/38-43-48/23/24/25-62; S: 53-45; Note: D, E
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Acrylamide (EHC 49, 1985) Acrylamide (HSG 45, 1991) Acrylamide (WHO Food Additives Series 55) ACRYLAMIDE (JECFA Evaluation) Acrylamide (PIM 652) Acrylamide (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 60, 1994)