International Chemical Safety Cards

1,4-DICHLORO-2-NITROBENZENE ICSC: 1618
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2,5-Dichloronitrobenzene
1-Nitro-2,5-dichlorobenzene
Nitro-p-dichlorobenzene
C6H3Cl2NO2/ Cl2C6H3NO2
Molecular mass: 192.00
6 Poison placard ICSC #    1618
CAS #     89-61-2
RTECS # CZ5260000
UN #        1578
April 10, 2008 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Water spray, dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

 •INHALATION
Ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. 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.
Separated from bases, strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: II
Signal: Warning
Excl mark
Harmful if swallowed
Toxic to aquatic life
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1618 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:
YELLOW FLAKES

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen chloride and nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants and bases

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


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

INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 261C
Melting point: 55C
Density: 1.67
g/cm3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: (very poor) 0.01
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: 0.5
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.6
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 135C
Auto-ignition temperature: 465C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.4-8.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.93
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. It is strongly advised that this substance does not enter the environment.
N O T E S
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61S1578 or 61GT2-II
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1618 1,4-DICHLORO-2-NITROBENZENE
(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.