International Chemical Safety Cards

1-NITROPROPANE ICSC: 1050
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
1-NP
CH3CH2CH2NO2
Molecular mass: 89.1
3 Flammable Liquid placard ICSC #    1050
CAS #     108-03-2
RTECS # TZ5075000
UN #        2608
EC #         609-001-00-6
March 25, 1996 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Powder , foam , carbon dioxide
EXPLOSION Above 36C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 36C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

 •INHALATION Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION (Further see Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses 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. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases.

Xn symbol
R: 10-20/21/22
S: 2-9
UN Hazard Class: 3
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1050 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:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes and gases. Reacts violently with oxidants strong bases .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 25 ppm as TWA; A4; (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: 25 ppm, 92 mg/m;
Peak limitation category: I(4); Pregnancy risk group: D;
(DFG 2008).
OSHA PEL: TWA 25 ppm (90 mg/m3)
NIOSH REL: TWA 25 ppm (90 mg/m3)
NIOSH IDLH: 1000 ppm See: 108032


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air can be reached rather quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 132C
Melting point: -108C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.99
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: 1.4
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 1.0
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.1
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.02
Flash point: 36C
Auto-ignition temperature: 421C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.2-?
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Upper explosive limit is unknown in literature. Protective clothing recommended for > 8 hours: Butyl Rubber, Polyvinyl Alcohol. Card has been partly updated in October 2004. See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30GF1-III

NFPA Code: H1; F3; R1;
Card has been partially updated in November 2008: see Occupational Exposure Limits,
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1050 1-NITROPROPANE
(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.