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ALLYL ALCOHOL

ICSC: 0095

Vinyl carbinol
Propenyl alcohol
2-Propen-1-ol
3-Hydroxypropene
C3H6O / CH2=CHCH2OH
Molecular mass: 58.1
ICSC #    0095
CAS #     107-18-6
RTECS # BA5075000
UN #        1098
EC #         603-015-00-6
April 13, 2000 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water in large amounts, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 21°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 21°C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
STRICT HYGIENE! PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

 •INHALATION Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! Aching. Pain. Blisters.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Temporary loss of vision. Severe deep burns. Sensitivity to light.
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. Unconsciousness.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Rest. Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Remove all ignition sources. 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. Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, food and feedstuffs .
Unbreakable packaging; put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container. Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
T symbol
N symbol
R: 10-23/24/25-36/37/38-50
S: 1/2-36/37/39-38-45-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Subsidiary Risks: 3
UN Packing Group: I
ICSC: 0095 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

ALLYL ALCOHOL

ICSC: 0095

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID , WITH PUNGENT ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with carbon tetrachloride, nitric acid, chlorosulphonic acid causing fire and explosion hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
OSHA PEL: TWA 2 ppm (5 mg/m3) skin
NIOSH REL: TWA 2 ppm (5 mg/m3) ST 4 ppm (10 mg/m3) skin
NIOSH IDLH: 20 ppm See: 107186
TLV: 0.5 ppm as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: skin absorption (H);
Carcinogen category: 3B;
(DFG 2004).


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 can be reached very quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
Lachrymation. The substance is irritating to the eyes , the skin and the respiratory tract . The substance may cause effects on the muscles , resulting in local spasm and aching. The effects may be delayed. The substance may cause effects on the kidneys and liver .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 97°C
Melting point: -129°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.9
Solubility in water:
miscible
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 2.5
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 2.0
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.03
Flash point:
21°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 378°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.5-18.0
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.17

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.

N O T E S

Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient. Card has been partly updated in April 2005. See section Occupational Exposure Limits.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61S1098

NFPA Code: H3; F3; R0;

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 0095 ALLYL ALCOHOL
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.
 
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