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p-CHLOROBENZOIC ACID ICSC: 0503
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

4-Chlorobenzoic acid
Chlorodracylic acid
CAS # 74-11-3 ClC6H4COOH / C7H5ClO2
RTECS # DG4976010 Molecular mass: 156.6
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TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Water spray, powder.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE See NOTES.


Inhalation
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then 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 2005

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p-CHLOROBENZOIC ACID ICSC: 0503
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
ODOURLESS WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride. The solution in water is a weak acid.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK: IIb (not established but data are available); (DFG 2005).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
See Notes.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
See Notes.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: 243C
Density: 1.5 g/cm
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: 0.3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.4
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1
Flash point: 238C
Auto-ignition temperature: 545C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.65
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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