International Chemical Safety Cards

2,3-DICHLOROANILINE ICSC: 0140
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2,3-Dichlorobenzenamine
C6H5Cl2N / (C6H3)Cl2(NH2)
Molecular mass: 162.0
6 Poison placard Marine Pollutant placard ICSC #    0140
CAS #     608-27-5
RTECS # CX9862625
UN #        1590
EC #         612-010-00-8
March 14, 2001 Validated
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. Heating will cause rise in pressure with risk of bursting.
NO open flames.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

 •INHALATION Blue skin. Blue lips or finger nails. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Confusion. Convulsions. Unconsciousness.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! (Further see Inhalation).
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles , or face shield .
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Abdominal pain. (Further see Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into containers. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Separated from strong oxidants, food and feedstuffs . Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant.
Note: C
T symbol
N symbol
R: 23/24/25-33-50/53
S: 1/2-28-36/37-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: II
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0140 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.

International Chemical Safety Cards

2,3-DICHLOROANILINE ICSC: 0140
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR LIQUID.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes ( nitrogen oxides , hydrogen chloride - see ICSC 0163).

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and through the skin, 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 SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance may cause effects on the blood , resulting in the formation of methaemoglobin. Exposure may result in death. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the blood , resulting in the formation of methaemoglobin.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 252C
Melting point: 24C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.383
Solubility in water:
none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: <0.01
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.6
Flash point: >112C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.78
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.
N O T E S
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See sections Explosion fire fighting, Emergency Response.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC 61GT1-II

NFPA Code: H3; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0140 2,3-DICHLOROANILINE
(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.