International Chemical Safety Cards

SODIUM CHLOROACETATE ICSC: 1449
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Acetic acid, chloro-, sodium salt
Sodium monochloroacetate
Chloroacetic acid, sodium salt
C2H2ClO2Na
Molecular mass: 116.5
6 Harmful - Stow Away from Foodstuffs placard 6 Poison placard ICSC #    1449
CAS #     3926-62-3
RTECS # AG1400000
UN #        2659
EC #         607-158-00-5
June 05, 2003 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
In case of fire in the surroundings: powder , foam , carbon dioxide .
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.
Safety spectacles, or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.
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. Convulsions. (Further see Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Refer for medical attention. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. (Extra personal protection: P3 filter respirator for toxic particles.)
Separated from food and feedstuffs.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
T symbol
N symbol
R: 25-38-50
S: 1/2-22-37-45-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1449 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

SODIUM CHLOROACETATE ICSC: 1449
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumesincludingchlorine andhydrogen chloride.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


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

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract . The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system and cardiovascular system , resulting in convulsions , cardiac disorders and kidney impairment .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Melting point (decomposes): 150-200°C
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 85
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -3.47
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard This substance may be hazardous in the environment; special attention should be given to algae.
N O T E S
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT2-III
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1449 SODIUM CHLOROACETATE
(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.