Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Skin Contact: Remove all contaminated clothes and footwear immediately unless stuck to skin. Drench the affected skin with running water for 10 minutes or longer if substance is still on skin. Consult a doctor.

Eye Contact: Bathe the eye with running water for 15 minutes. Consult a doctor.

Ingestion: Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. If conscious, give half a litre of water to drink immediately. Consult a doctor.

Inhalation: Remove casualty from exposure ensuring one’s own safety whilst doing so. Consult a doctor.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing Media: Extinguish with carbon dioxide, dry chemical, foam or water spray. Use water spray to cool containers.

Exposure Hazards: In combustion emits toxic fumes.

Protection of fire-fighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Use appropriate personal protective equipment. If outside do not approach from downwind. If outside keep bystanders upwind and away from danger point. Mark out the contaminated area with signs and prevent access to unauthorised personnel.

Environmental Precautions: Do not discharge into drains or rivers.

Clean-up Procedure: Transfer to a closable, labelled salvage container for disposal by an appropriate method.

Handling and storage

Handling and Storage: Avoid direct contact with the substance. Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. Do not handle the substance in a confined space. Avoid the formation or spread of dust in the air.

Storage Conditions: Store in a cool, well-ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. The floor of the storage room must be impermeable to prevent the escape of liquids.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, N.O.S. (2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid)
Chemical name:
2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid
Language:
English
Class:
9
Classification code:
M7
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Class 9 label
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, N.O.S. (2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid)
Chemical name:
2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
EmS number:
F-A,S-F
Labels:
9
Marine pollutant:
yes (P)
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, N.O.S. (2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid)
Chemical name:
2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
Remarks
Packing instruction 911 applies.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Workplace Exposure Limits:

WEL (8hr TWA): 10mg/m3
WEL (15 min STEL): 20mg/m3

Engineering measures: Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. The floor of the storage room must be impermeable to prevent the escape of liquids.

Respiratory protection: Self-contained breathing apparatus must be available in case of emergency. Respiratory protective device with particle filter.

Hand Protection: Protective gloves

Eye Protection: Safety glasses. Ensure eye bath is to hand.

Skin Protection: Protective Clothing.

Stability and reactivity

Stability: Stable under normal conditions

Materials to avoid: Strong oxidising agents

Hazardous Decomposition Products: In combustion emits toxic fumes

Disposal considerations

The user's attention is drawn to the possible existence of regional or national regulations regarding disposal.