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1-CHLORONAPHTHALENE

ICSC: 1707

alpha-Chloronaphthalene
alpha-Naphthyl chloride
C10H7Cl
Molecular mass: 162.6
ICSC #    1707
CAS #     90-13-1
RTECS # QJ2100000
UN #        3082
November 14, 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.
Dry powder. Carbon dioxide. Foam.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles 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 Sore throat. Nausea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from strong oxidants . Ventilation along the floor. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

UN Hazard Class: 9
UN Packing Group: III
Signal: Warning
Excl mark
Harmful if swallowed
Causes mild skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
May cause respiratory irritation
Toxic to aquatic life
ICSC: 1707 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.

1-CHLORONAPHTHALENE

ICSC: 1707

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
OILY COLOURLESS LIQUID .

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating, producing toxic and corrosive gases including hydrogen chloride . Reacts with strong oxidants.

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


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

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will be reached rather slowly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C; on spraying or dispersing, however, much fasteron spraying or dispersing, however, much faster.

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

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the liver , resulting in impaired functions

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 260°C
Melting point: -2.3°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.2
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25°C: 0.02
(poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 4
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.6
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flashpoint: 121°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: > 558°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.0

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish. It is strongly advised that this substance does not enter the environment. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.

N O T E S

Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-90GM6-III

NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0;

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1707 1-CHLORONAPHTHALENE
(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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