International Chemical Safety Cards

o-CHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 0849
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2-Chlorophenol
2-Chloro-1-hydroxybenzene
2-Hydroxychlorobenzene
C6H5ClO / C6H4ClOH
Molecular mass: 128.6
6 Harmful - Stow Away from Foodstuffs placard 6 Poison placard Marine Pollutant placard ICSC #    0849
CAS #     95-57-8
RTECS # SK2625000
UN #        2021
EC #         604-008-00-0
March 24, 1999 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.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 64°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 64°C use a closed system, ventilation.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

 •INHALATION Cough. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. (see Ingestion). Symptoms may be delayed (see Notes).
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration if indicated. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.
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. Drowsiness. Weakness. Convulsions.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. (Extra personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours). Chemical protection suit.
Separated from strong oxidants, food and feedstuffs. Well closed.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant.
Note: C
Xn symbol
N symbol
R: 20/21/22-51/53
S: 2-28-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0849 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

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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 (hydrochloric acid, chlorine). Reacts with oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, 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 20°C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance strongly irritates the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. Inhalation of the aerosol may cause lung oedema (see Notes). The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 175°C
Melting point: 9.3-9.8
Relative density (water = 1): 1.3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 2.85
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 230
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.4
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.08
Flash point: 64°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.15
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.
N O T E S
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 spray, by a doctor or a person authorized by him/her, should be considered. Pine-O Disinfectant and Septi-Kleen are trade names.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-799

NFPA Code: H3; F2; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0849 o-CHLOROPHENOL
(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.