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2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL

ICSC: 1122

2,4,6-TCP
C6H3Cl3O / C6H2Cl3OH
Molecular mass: 197.45
ICSC #    1122
CAS #     88-06-2
RTECS # SN1575000
UN #        2020
EC #         604-018-00-5
November 25, 1998 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: all extinguishing agents allowed.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN Redness.
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 Convulsions. Diarrhoea. Dizziness. Headache. Shortness of breath. Vomiting. Weakness. Ataxia.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. (Extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles).
Separated from strong oxidants, and food and feedstuffs. Well closed.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Xn symbol
N symbol
R: 22-36/38-40-50/53
S: 2-36/37-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
ICSC: 1122 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.

2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL

ICSC: 1122

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO YELLOW CRYSTALS , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride and chlorine fumes. Reacts with strong 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:
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance irritates the eyes , the skin and the respiratory tract .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis including chloracne. The substance may have effects on the liver , resulting in impaired functions. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans.

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 246°C
Melting point: 69°C
Density: 1.5 g/cm3 at 58°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 76.5°C: 133
Flash point: 99°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.87

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. In the food chain important to humans, bioaccumulation takes place, specifically in fish.

N O T E S

Technical grade of this substance may include the polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and other contaminants. Dowicide 2S, Omal are trade names.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-804/61G12c

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1122 2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL
(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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