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o-Chlorobenzylidene malononitrile

Synonyms & Trade Names
2-Chlorobenzalmalonitrile, CS, OCBM
CAS No.
2698-41-1
RTECS No.
OO3675000
DOT ID & Guide
2810 153
Formula
ClC6H4CH=C(CN)2
Conversion
1 ppm = 7.71 mg/m3
IDLH
2 mg/m3
See: 2698411
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: C 0.05 ppm (0.4 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL
: TWA 0.05 ppm (0.4 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH P&CAM304 (II-5)
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
White crystalline solid with a pepper-like odor.
MW:
188.6
BP:
590-599°F
MLT: 203-205°F
Sol:
Insoluble
VP:
0.00003 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
?
Fl.P:
?
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
MEC:
25 g/m3
Combustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Pain, burn eyes, lacrimation (discharge of tears), conjunctivitis; erythema (skin redness) eyelids, blepharospasm; irritation throat, cough, chest tightness; headache; erythema (skin redness), vesiculation skin
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated/Daily
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 2 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode£
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted canister providing protection against the compound of concern and having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted canister providing protection against the compound of concern and having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 1065
 
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