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1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE ICSC: 0683
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

Glycerol trichlorohydrin
Allyl trichloride
CAS # 96-18-4 C3H5Cl3 / CH2ClCHClCH2Cl
RTECS # TZ9275000 Molecular mass: 147.4
UN # 2810
EC Index # 602-062-00-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.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 73C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with metals.
Above 73C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Headache. Drowsiness. Unconsciousness.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Dry skin. Redness. Prickling.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
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 Nausea. Headache. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Drowsiness. Unconsciousness.
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
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in 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
Symbol: T
R: 45-60-20/21/22
S: 53-45
Note: [D]
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT1-III
NFPA Code: H3; F2; R0;
Separated from powdered metals, food and feedstuffs. Cool. Keep in a well-ventilated room. 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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1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE ICSC: 0683
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
The vapour is heavier than air.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic and corrosive fumes. Reacts violently with some powdered metals causing explosion hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 10 ppm as TWA; (skin); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans); (ACGIH 2005).
MAK: skin absorption (H); Carcinogen category: 2; (DFG 2005).
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 rather slowly on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the liver and kidneys, resulting in impaired functions. Exposure at high levels may result in lowering of consciousness.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
This substance is probably carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 156C
Melting point: -14C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.39
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: 0.18 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 0.29
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.1
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point: 73C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 304C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 3.2-12.6
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.27
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment; special attention should be given to ground water contamination.
NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See section Occupational Exposure Limits.
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