International Chemical Safety Cards

m-CHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 0150
m-CHLOROPHENOL
3-Chlorophenol
3-Chloro-1-hydroxybenzene
3-Hydroxychlorobenzene
C6H5ClO/C6H4ClOH
Molecular mass: 128.6
CAS # 108-43-0
RTECS # SK2450000
ICSC # 0150
UN # 2020
EC # 604-008-00-0
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

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


  • INHALATION
  • Cough.
    Ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust, or breathing protection.
    Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration if indicated. Refer for medical attention.
  • SKIN
  • Redness.
    Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
    Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
  • EYES
  • Redness.
    Safety goggles, 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

  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
    Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place (extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles).
    Separated from strong oxidants, food and feedstuffs. Tightly closed. Cool.
    Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
    Xn symbol
    R: 20/21/22
    S: 2-28
    UN Hazard Class: 6.1
    UN Packing Group: III
    SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
    ICSC: 0150 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

    m-CHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 0150

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    COLOURLESS CRYSTALS , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:


    CHEMICAL DANGERS:
    The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic and corrosive fumes (hydrochloric acid, chlorine). Reacts with oxidants.

    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
    TLV not established.


    ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
    The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin 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 20°C.

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

    EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Boiling point: 214°C
    Melting point: 33°C
    Relative density (water = 1): 1.245
    Solubility in water: moderate (2.6g/100ml at 20°C)
    Vapour pressure, Pa at 44.2°C: 133
    Flash point: >112°C
    Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.47-2.52
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA
    This substance may be hazardous to the environment; special attention should be given to water.
    NOTES
    Data are insufficiently available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. Do NOT take working clothes home. Also consult ICSC # 0849 and 0850.
    Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-842
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0150 m-CHLOROPHENOL
    © IPCS, CEC, 1993
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