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CHOLINE CHLORIDE ICSC: 0853
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

(2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium chloride
Choline hydrochloride
2-Hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium chloride
Cholinium chloride
CAS # 67-48-1 C5H14NO.Cl
RTECS # KH2975000 Molecular mass: 139.6
UN #
EC Index #
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


Inhalation
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes
Safety spectacles.
Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from strong oxidants.
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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CHOLINE CHLORIDE ICSC: 0853
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride. Reacts with strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: 305C
Solubility in water: miscible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -5.16
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2005