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PHENYL CHLOROFORMATE ICSC: 1007
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Phenyl chlorocarbonate
Formic acid, chloro-, phenyl ester
Phenoxycarbonyl chloride
Carbonochloridic acid, phenyl ester
CAS # 1885-14-9 C7H5ClO2 / C6H5OCOCl
RTECS # FG3850000 Molecular mass: 156.6
UN # 2746
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.
NO water. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide. Alcohol-resistant foam.
EXPLOSION Above 69C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 69C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE
STRICT HYGIENE!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
Inhalation Sore throat. Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Symptoms may be delayed (see Notes).
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness. Pain. Skin burns.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.
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. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking liquid in sealable dry plastic containers. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. Marine pollutant.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Subsidiary Risks: 8
UN Pack Group: II
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GTC1-II
Dry. Well closed. Separated from acids, alcohols, amines, bases, oxidants, food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
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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PHENYL CHLOROFORMATE ICSC: 1007
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH PUNGENT ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating or on contact with water or moisture producing toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride and phenol. Reacts violently with acids, alcohols, amines, bases, oxidants and metals.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
Refer to TLV and MAK value of Phenol and Hydrogen chloride.
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 will be reached quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is corrosive to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion. Inhalation of the vapour may cause lung oedema (see Notes). The effects may be delayed.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 188-189C
Melting point: -28C
Density: 1.2 g/cm
Solubility in water: reaction
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 90
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.41
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.002
Flash point: 69C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 540C
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water. The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation is therefore essential. Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor or a person authorized by him/her, should be considered. See ICSC 0163 Hydrogen chloride and ICSC 0070 Phenol.
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