International Chemical Safety Cards

DHTDMAC (with 15% Isopropanol) ICSC: 1518
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Dihydrogenated tallow dimethyl ammonium chloride
1-Octadecanaminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-octadecyl chloride
Quarternary ammonium compound, bis(hydrogenated tallow alkyl) dimethyl chloride
ca C364H768NCl
Molecular mass: ca. 567-573
ICSC #    1518
CAS #     61789-80-8
RTECS # UZ2997000
April 20, 2004 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Alcohol-resistant foam carbon dioxide powder water spray .
EXPLOSION Above 25C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 25C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Burning sensation in the throat and chest.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect the spilled substance into containers. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Fireproof.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1518 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

DHTDMAC (with 15% Isopropanol) ICSC: 1518
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO WHITE PASTE .

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic and corrosive fumes .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes. The substance is irritating to the skin .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point (decomposes): 135C
Melting point: 30-45C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.87
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 10
Vapour pressure, kPa at 50C: 17
Flash point: 25C
Auto-ignition temperature: 385C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2-13
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.8
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.
N O T E S
The recommendations on this Card do not apply to the powder form. In addition see ICSC 0554 Isopropanol.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1518 DHTDMAC (with 15% Isopropanol)
(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.