CHLOROHYDRINS

CAS Number: 96-24-2

Also known as: CHLOROHYDRINES, CHLOROPROPANE DIOLS, CHLOROPROPYLENE GLYCOLS, CRUDE EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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Description

CAS number 96-24-2

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1180 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
786 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 428
Flash Point (°C) 33.3
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 3.8
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 21

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless to pale yellow
Odour pungent, garlic-like
Standard behavior classification SD/D

Transportation data

Cargo group 17
State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name epichlorohydrin

Reactivity data

Water Yes
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents 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)) 0 - Non-toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 2 - Moderate
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 2 - Moderate
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately high
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 3A - Corrosive
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Specific Health Concern (D3) C - Carcinogenicity
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

IDHL 75
TLV-TWA 0.5
ERPG-2 (ppm) 20
ERPG-3 (ppm) 100

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

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Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

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At sea emergency guide

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Decision trees

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