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CHOLINE CHLORIDE

ICSC: 0853

(2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium chloride
Choline hydrochloride
2-Hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium chloride
Cholinium chloride
C5H14NO°Cl
Molecular mass: 139.6
ICSC #    0853
CAS #     67-48-1
RTECS # KH2975000
October 18, 2005 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.
Water spray, powder.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles .
Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
Separated from strong oxidants.

ICSC: 0853 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.

CHOLINE CHLORIDE

ICSC: 0853

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumesincludinghydrogen chloride. Reacts with strong oxidants .

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Melting point: 305°C
Solubility in water:
miscible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -5.16

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 0853 CHOLINE CHLORIDE
(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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