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ALLYL ALCOHOL ICSC: 0095
Date of Peer Review: April 2000

Vinyl carbinol
Propenyl alcohol
2-Propen-1-ol
3-Hydroxypropene
CAS # 107-18-6 C3H6O / CH2=CHCH2OH
RTECS # BA5075000 Molecular mass: 58.1
UN # 1098
EC Index # 603-015-00-6
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water in large amounts, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 21C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 21C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
STRICT HYGIENE! PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

Inhalation Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Aching. Pain. Blisters.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Temporary loss of vision. Severe deep burns. Sensitivity to light.
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 Abdominal pain. Unconsciousness.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Rest. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. 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. Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Unbreakable packaging; put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container. Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
Symbol: T, N
R: 10-23/24/25-36/37/38-50
S: (1/2-)-36/37/39-38-45-61
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Subsidiary Risks: 3
UN Pack Group: I
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61S1098
NFPA Code: H3; F3; R0;
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, 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 2005

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ALLYL ALCOHOL ICSC: 0095
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH PUNGENT ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with carbon tetrachloride, nitric acid, chlorosulphonic acid causing fire and explosion hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 0.5 ppm as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: skin absorption (H); Carcinogen category: 3B; (DFG 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:
Lachrymation. The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the muscles, resulting in local spasm and aching. The effects may be delayed. The substance may cause effects on the kidneys and liver.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 97C
Melting point: -129C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.9
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 2.5
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 2.0
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.03
Flash point: 21C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 378C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.5-18.0
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.17
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Card has been partly updated in April 2005. See section Occupational Exposure Limits.
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