International Chemical Safety Cards

FLUOROACETAMIDE ICSC: 1434
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2-Fluoroacetamide
Monofluoroacetamide
Fluoroacetic acid amide
C2H4FNO / FCH2CONH2
Molecular mass: 77.06
6 Poison placard ICSC #    1434
CAS #     640-19-7
RTECS # AC1225000
UN #        2811
EC #         616-002-00-5
November 10, 2002 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO contact with acid(s). NO contact with hot surfaces.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
 •INHALATION Convulsions. Nausea. Vomiting.
Avoid inhalation of dust Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED!
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES
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. Nausea. Vomiting. Pupillary constriction, muscle cramps, excessive salivation.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder, Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.
Separated from acids.

T+ symbol
R: 24-28
S: 1/2-36/37-45
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: II
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1434 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

FLUOROACETAMIDE ICSC: 1434
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALLINE POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating or under the influence of acid(s) producing toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance may cause effects on the cardiovascular system , resulting in cardiac dysrhythmia and death . The effects may be delayed.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Melting point: 107C
Solubility in water: very good
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.05
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard This substance may be hazardous in the environment; special attention should be given to birds. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be given to avoid any additional release, e.g. through inappropriate disposal.
N O T E S
Do NOT take working clothes home. Card has been partly updated in April 2005. See section EU classification.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT7-I
NFPA Code: H4; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1434 FLUOROACETAMIDE
(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.