International Chemical Safety Cards

1-CHLORO-2-(CHLOROMETHYL)BENZENE ICSC: 1763
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2-Chlorobenzyl chloride
alpha, 2-Dichlorotoluene
Benzene, 1-chloro-2-(chloromethyl)-
C7H6Cl2
Molecular mass: 161.0
6 Harmful - Stow Away from Foodstuffs placard 6 Poison placard Marine Pollutant placard ICSC #    1763
CAS #     611-19-8
RTECS # CZ0195000
UN #        2235
December 30, 1899 Validated
Ju, 010 IPCS checked incl GHS - corrected, added health haz symbol for aspiration
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. containing halogen atoms in the molecule
NO open flames.
Foam. Water spray. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 91C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 91C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough.
Ventilation. Local exhaust.
Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention if skin irritation occurs.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION Sore throat.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for 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. Collect leaking liquid in sealable plastic containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Ventilation along the floor. Store in original container. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. he substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
marine pollutant.
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
Signal: Warning
Excl mark-Health haz-Enviro
Harmful if swallowed
Harmful in contact with skin
Harmful if inhaled mist
Causes skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
Very toxic to aquatic life
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1763 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

1-CHLORO-2-(CHLOROMETHYL)BENZENE ICSC: 1763
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID , WITH PUNGENT ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing hydrogen chloride

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


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

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

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. low solubility and high log Pow PR-decision

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 213C
Melting point: -17C
Density: 1.3
g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 0.01
(very poor)
Vapour pressure, kPa at 25C: 0.02
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 91C
Auto-ignition temperature: 634C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.0-8.6
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.32
Viscosity, mm2/s at 20 C: 1.95
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised that this substance does not enter the environment.
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1763 1-CHLORO-2-(CHLOROMETHYL)BENZENE
(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.