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SODIUM CHLOROACETATE ICSC: 1449
Date of Peer Review: May 2003

Acetic acid, chloro-, sodium salt
Sodium monochloroacetate
Chloroacetic acid, sodium salt
CAS # 3926-62-3 C2H2ClO2Na
RTECS # AG1400000 Molecular mass: 116.5
UN # 2659
EC # 607-158-00-5
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
In case of fire in the surroundings: powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.
Safety spectacles, or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Convulsions. (Further see Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Refer for medical attention. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. (Extra personal protection: P3 filter respirator for toxic particles.)
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
Symbol: T, N
R: 25-38-50
S: (1/2-)-22-37-45-61
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT2-III
Separated from food and feedstuffs.
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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SODIUM CHLOROACETATE ICSC: 1449
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including chlorine and hydrogen chloride.

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

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system and cardiovascular system, resulting in convulsions, cardiac disorders and kidney impairment.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point (decomposes): 150-200C
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 85
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -3.47
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
This substance may be hazardous in the environment; special attention should be given to algae.
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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