International Chemical Safety Cards

o-ANISIDINE ICSC: 0970
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
1-Amino-2-methoxybenzene
2-Methoxyaniline
C7H9NO / NH2C6H4OCH3
Molecular mass: 123.2
6 Harmful - Stow Away from Foodstuffs placard 6 Poison placard Marine Pollutant placard ICSC #    0970
CAS #     90-04-0
RTECS # BZ5410000
UN #        2431
EC #         612-035-00-4
March 25, 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


EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
 •INHALATION Blue lips or finger nails. Blue skin. Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! Blue lips or fingernails. Blue skin. (See Inhalation).
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES
Face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Blue lips or fingernails. Blue skin. (See Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. (Extra personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus).
Separated from strong oxidants, acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, chloroformates and food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant.
Note: E
T+ symbol
N symbol
R: 45-26/27/28-33-51/53
S: 53-45-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0970 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:
RED TO YELLOW OILY LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. TURNS BROWN ON EXPOSURE TO AIR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides. Reacts with acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, chloroformates and strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 0.1 ppm (as TWA) (A3) (skin) (ACGIH 1998).
OSHA PEL: TWA 0.5 mg/m3 skin
NIOSH REL: Ca 0.5 mg/m3 skin See Appendix A
NIOSH IDLH: Ca 50 mg/m3 See: 90040


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 20°C; on spraying or dispersing, however, much faster.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance may cause effects on the blood , resulting in formation of methaemoglobin. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated. See Notes.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 213°C
Melting point: 5°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.1
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: 1.5
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 2
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.25
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 118°C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 415°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.18
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
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is indicated. Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. Also consult ICSC #0971 p-Anisidine.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-849

NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0970 o-ANISIDINE
(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.