International Chemical Safety Cards

2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 1122

2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL
C6H3Cl3O/C6H2Cl3OH
Molecular mass: 197.5
CAS # 88-06-2
RTECS # SN1575000
ICSC # 1122
UN # 2020
EC # 604-012-00-2

TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


 
EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
INHALATION Cough.
Ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
EYES Redness.
Safety goggles or face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
INGESTION Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Weakness.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment (extra personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus).
Separated from strong oxidants, food and feedstuffs. Ventilation along the floor.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Xn symbol
R: 22-36/38
S: 26/28
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1122 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

2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL ICSC: 1122

I
M
P
O
R
T
A
N
T

D
A
T
A

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

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating or on burning producing toxic and corrosive fumes (hydrogen chloride and chlorine). Reacts violently with strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
TLV not established.


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

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

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the liver. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 246C
Melting point: 69.5C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.49
Solubility in water: None
Vapour pressure, Pa at 76.5C: 133
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.00
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.87
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
This substance may be hazardous to the environment; special attention should be given to fish and water organisms. In the food chain important to humans, bioaccumulation takes place, specifically in aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. Dowicide 25, Omal are trade names.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-804/61G12c
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1122 2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL
IPCS, CEC, 1993
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of 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.