METHYLAMINE anhydrous

UN Number: 1061

Also known as: AMINOMETHANE
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 1061

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Gas
Density (kg/m3)
1.393 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
40000 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Flash Point (°C) -18

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Standard behavior classification GD

Transportation data

IMO class 2(2.1)

Reactivity data

GESAMP Hazard profile

Human toxicity threshold

IDHL 100
TLV-TWA 10
ERPG-1 (ppm) 10
ERPG-2 (ppm) 100
ERPG-3 (ppm) 500

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

Year Vessel Location Cargo type
1987 Herald of Free Entreprise Zeebrugge, Belgium Package
Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 118

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 2-06

LIQUEFIED GASES, FLAMMABLE; TOXIC AND/OR CORROSIVE.

Emergency procedures

Action

Avoid all sources of ignition (e.g. naked lights, unprotected light bulbs, electric handtools).

Spillage on deck

Stop leak if practicable. Let spilt liquid evaporate, but keep clear.

Spillage under deck

Provide adequate ventilation. Stop leak if practicable. Let spilt liquid evaporate, but keep clear.

Fire on deck

Use water spray, foam or dry chemical from as far away as practicable.
Keep adjacent receptacles cool with copious quantities of water. Remove undamaged cooled receptacles to a safe place.

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.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

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