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2,3,4-TRICHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 0588
Date of Peer Review: October 1997

CAS # 15950-66-0 C6H3Cl3O
RTECS # Molecular mass: 197.5
UN # 2020
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
First rinse with plenty of water, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness.
Safety goggles 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
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Consult an expert! Ventilation. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting, then remove to safe place.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61S2020 or 61GT2-III
Separated from oxidants, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides.
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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2,3,4-TRICHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 0588
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE POWDER OR NEEDLES.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating or on burning producing toxic fumes. Reacts with oxidants acid anhydrides and acid chlorides.

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

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, the skin and the respiratory tract. See Notes.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
See Notes.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: (sublimes) 83.5C
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. Similar substances are known to have significant acute, long-term and environmental effects. Also consult ICSC 0879, 1122. Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See section Emergency Response.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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