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GASOLINE ICSC: 1400
Date of Peer Review: October 2001

Benzin
CAS # 86290-81-5
RTECS # DE3550000
UN # 1203
EC # 649-378-00-4
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Highly flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.
Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding).
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


Inhalation Confusion. Cough. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Dullness. Headache.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Dry skin. Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles 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 Nausea. Vomiting. (See Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Remove all ignition sources. Cover the spilled material with dry earth, sand or non-combustible material. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus.
Marine pollutant.
EU Classification
Symbol: T
R: 45-65
S: 53-45
Note: [H, P]
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3
UN Pack Group: I
EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H1; F3; R0;
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30S1203
Fireproof.
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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GASOLINE ICSC: 1400
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
MOBILE LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible. The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed. As a result of flow, agitation, etc., electrostatic charges can be generated.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 300 ppm as TWA, 500 ppm as STEL; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans); (ACGIH 2004).
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 can be reached very quickly 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. If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The liquid defats the skin. The substance may have effects on the central nervous system and liver. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 20-200C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.70 - 0.80
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3 - 4
Flash point: <-21C
Auto-ignition temperature: about 250C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.3-7.1
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2-7
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. The product may contain additives which may alter the health and environmental effects.
Card has been partly updated in April 2005. See section Physical properties.
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IPCS, CEC 2004
See Also:
        Gasoline (CHEMINFO)
        Gasoline (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 45, 1989)