2-CHLOROPROPIONIC ACID

UN Number: 2511

Also known as: ACIDE 2-CHLOROPROPIONIQUE, 2-CHLOROPROPANOIC ACID, alpha-CHLOROPROPIONIC ACID
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 2511

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1258 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 108.53
Density of gas (kg/m3) 4.77
Boiling Point (°C) 186
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
< 200 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 500
Flash Point (°C) 107.2
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 3.6 (E)

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour pale yellow
Odour slight

Transportation data

Transport mode Bulk,Packaged
Package group III
State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name organic acids

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) Yes
Metal(s) and alloys Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes
Organic substance Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Practically non-toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 1 - Slight
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 3 - Moderately high
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Moderate
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 3A - Corrosive
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

Human toxicity threshold

TLV-TWA 0.1

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 153

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 8-05

CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES, COMBUSTIBLE.

Emergency procedures

Spillage on deck

Wash overboard with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Collect spillage, where practicable, using absorbent material for liquids, for safe disposal.

Fire on deck

Use water spray.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation. Otherwise adopt action as for "On deck".

Special equipment to be carried

Protective clothing (gloves, boots, coveralls, headgear).
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Spray nozzles.

Remarks by UN no.

• FORMIC ACID (UN No. 1779)
• THIOGLYCOLIC ACID (UN No. 1940)
• BOMBS, SMOKE, NON-EXPLOSIVE (UN No. 2028)
• N,N-DIMETHYLCARBAMOYL CHLORIDE (UN No. 2262)
• DICYCLOHEXYLAMINE (UN No. 2565)
Turn ship off-wind.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

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