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para-CRESIDINE ICSC: 1180
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

2-Methoxy-5-methylaniline
5-Methyl-ortho-anisidine
3-Amino-para-cresol methyl ether
4-Methoxy-meta-toluidine
4-Methyl-2-aminoanisole
CAS # 120-71-8 C8H11NO / CH3OC6H3(CH3)NH2
RTECS # BZ6720000 Molecular mass: 137.2
UN #
EC Index # 612-209-00-X
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, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
Prevent deposition of dust; closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.

EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

Inhalation Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness.
Safety spectacles 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. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P3 filter respirator for toxic particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
Symbol: T
R: 45-22
S: 53-45
Note: [E]
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

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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para-CRESIDINE ICSC: 1180
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALS.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes and irritating fumes including nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. Attacks some forms of plastic, rubber and coatings.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK: Carcinogen category: 2; (DFG 2004).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation 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 LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 235C
Melting point: 51.5C
Solubility in water: poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: 1.4
Flash point: 111C
Auto-ignition temperature: 450C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.67
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See section EU classification.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2005