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2,2-DICHLOROPROPIONIC ACID ICSC: 1509
Date of Peer Review: November 2003

Dalapon
alpha,alpha-Dichloropropionic acid
CAS # 75-99-0 C3H4Cl2O2
RTECS # UF0690000 Molecular mass: 143.0
UN #
EC # 607-162-00-7
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.
Safety goggles 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 Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Give plenty of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
If liquid: collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. If solid: sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xn
R: 22-38-41-52/53
S: (2-)-26-39-61
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE

Separated from food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed.
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 2004

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2,2-DICHLOROPROPIONIC ACID ICSC: 1509
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
HYGROSCOPIC WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS OR COLOURLESS LIQUID

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Attacks aluminium, copper and their alloys.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (Inhalable fraction) 5 mg/m as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: IIb (not established but data is available) (DFG 2004).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 190C
Melting point: 20C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.40
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 90
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.76
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Card has been partly updated in April 2005. See section Occupational Exposure Limits.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2004