International Chemical Safety Cards

DICLORAN ICSC: 0871
DICLORAN
2,6-Dichloro-4-nitroaniline
2,6-Dichloro-4-nitrobenzenamine
DCNA
C6H4Cl2N2O2 / C6H2Cl2(NO2)(NH2)
Molecular mass: 207.0
CAS # 99-30-9
RTECS # BX2975000
ICSC # 0871

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.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
Prevent deposition of dust; closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.

EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!

  • INHALATION
  • Cough. Sore throat.
    Local exhaust or breathing protection.
    Fresh air, rest.
  • SKIN
  • Redness.
    Protective gloves.
    Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
  • EYES
  • Redness. Pain.
    Safety goggles.
    First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
  • INGESTION

  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
    Rinse mouth.
    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place (extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles).
    Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs.

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    ICSC: 0871 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities © IPCS CEC 1993

    International Chemical Safety Cards

    DICLORAN ICSC: 0871

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    ODOURLESS , YELLOW CRYSTALS

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:
    Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air.

    CHEMICAL DANGERS:
    The substance decomposes on heating or on burning producing toxic and corrosive fumes including nitrogen oxides and hydrogen chloride.

    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
    TLV not established.
    MAK not established.


    ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
    The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

    INHALATION RISK:
    No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

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


    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Boiling point at 0.27kPa: 130C
    Melting point: 195C
    Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: none
    Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 0.00016
    Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.80
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA
    This substance may be hazardous to the environment; special attention should be given to crustacea and fish.
    N O T E S
    Allisan, Botran, Ditranil are trade names.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0871 DICLORAN
    © IPCS, CEC, 1993
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