Product Hazard Summary


Product Name SDS ID Manufacturer
1,2-Dichloroethane (E175-4; E175-20...) MSDS1141 Fisher Scientific

Synonym Manufacturer Phone
1,2-Dichloroethane (E175-4) (800) 424-9300

Signal Word
Danger



GHS Hazard Catagories
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS - Category 2
ACUTE TOXICITY - ORAL - Category 4
ACUTE TOXICITY - INHALATION - Category 3
SKIN CORROSION/IRRITATION - Category 2
EYE DAMAGE/IRRITATION - Category 2
CARCINOGENICITY - Category 1B
SPECIFIC TARGET ORGAN TOXICITY (Single E - Category 3
SPECIFIC TARGET ORGAN TOXICITY (Repeated - Category 2


GHS Hazard Statements
Causes serious eye irritation
Causes skin irritation
Harmful if swallowed
Highly flammable liquid and vapor
May cause cancer (state route of exposure if no other routes of exposure cause the hazard)
May cause damage to organs (state all organs affected, if known) through prolonged or repeated exposure (state route of exposure if no other routes of exposure cause the hazard)
May cause respiratory irritation; or May cause drowsiness or dizziness
Toxic if inhaled


GHS Precautionary Statements

Prevention: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking; Keep container tightly closed.; Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/.../equipment.; Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.; Use only non-sparking tools.; Take precautionary measures against static discharge.; Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling; Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.; Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.; Wear eye protection/face protection.; Obtain special instructions before use.; Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.; Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/ vapors/spray.; Use personal protective equipment as required.; Keep cool

Response: If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.; In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam for extinction; Rinse mouth.; IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell; If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.; Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.; If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.; If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.; If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.; If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.; Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Storage: Store locked up.; Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

Disposal: Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant.

PPE:
Gloves Goggles Apron
Face Shield Respirator

Health Hazards:
No Hazard Reproductive Toxin
Toxic Highly Toxic Corrosive
Carcinogen Sensitizer Irritant
Acute Chronic

Physical Hazards:
No Physical Hazard Combustible Liquid
Explosive Flammable Water Reactive
Oxidizer Pyophoric Unstable/Reactive
Compressed Gas Organic Peroxide

Routes of Entry:
Inhalation Skin or Eye Contact
Ingestion Skin Absorption

Target Organs:
Lungs Skin Eyes
Heart Blood Blood (Effects)
Kidney Liver Prostate
Bone Mutagen Teratogen
Central Nervous System Autonomic Nervous System
Cardiovascular System Respiratory System
Mucous Membranes

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