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m-ANISIDINE ICSC: 0375
Date of Peer Review: October 2002

3-Aminoanisole
3-Methoxyaniline
3-Aminophenol methyl ether
3-Metoxybenzeneamine
CAS # 536-90-3 C7H9NO / H2NC6H4OCH3
RTECS # BZ5408000 Molecular mass: 123.2
UN # 2431
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Dry powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
Inhalation Blue lips or finger nails. Blue skin. Confusion. Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes
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 take to a doctor.
Ingestion (See Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61S2431
Well closed. Separated from food and feedstuffs and strong oxidants.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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m-ANISIDINE ICSC: 0375
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
PALE YELLOW OILY LIQUID

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic fumes, including nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants, causing fire hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance may cause effects on the blood, resulting in the formation of methaemoglobin. Medical observation is indicated. The effects may be delayed. See Notes.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 251C
Melting point: < 0C
Density: 1.1 g/cm^3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 2.05
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: 0.31
Flash point: >112C
Auto-ignition temperature: 515C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.93
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. See ICSC 0970 o-Anisidine and ICSC 0971 p-Anisidine.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999
See Also:
        Anisidine (ICSC)