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POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE ICSC: 0318
Date of Peer Review: October 2001

Dimethyl polysiloxane
CAS # 9016-00-6 (C2H6OSi)n
RTECS # TQ2690000
UN #
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE


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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POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE ICSC: 0318
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
OILY COLOURLESS LIQUID.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.

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.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: -50C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.91-1.0
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: >110C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.6-4.25
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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