Swallowing can cause nausea, vomiting and central nervous system depression (drunkenness). Breathing vomit may lead to aspiration pneumonia.
On skin it may cause degreasing and dermatitis.
Inhalation may cause dizziness, headache and nausea. High concentrations may cause central nervous system depression, lack of coordination and judgement and eventual unconsciousness.
26 FIRST AID:
If SWALLOWED - Rinse mouth with water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water. Seek medical advice. May cause lung damage if swallowed.
If in EYES - Irrigate with plenty of water.
If on SKIN - Rinse with plenty of water, remove contaminated clothing, wash with soap and water. If irritation occurs then see a doctor.
If INHALED - Remove patient to fresh air and rest until fully recovered. If patient has difficulty breathing or develops a bluish colour of the skin (cyanosis) give oxygen and take to a hospital quickly. Apply artificial respiration if patient stops breathing. See a doctor.
Advice to doctor - Treat symptomatically.
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27 ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:
Half life in soil - 30-276 days.
Half life in water - 5 days.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination. Medium likelihood of leaching in the top 10 cm soil. High likelihood of run off.
Accumulation in milk and tissues. Risk of bioaccumulation is low.
pH stability - Stable.
Photolysis rate - >30 days. medium.
Hydrolysis half life -
Biodegradation rate - Faster under aerobic than anaerobic conditions.
30 REGULATION AND LEGAL:
UN number - 1993
Dangerous goods class - Classified as a dangerous good.
Hazchem code - 3[Y]
Proper shipping name - FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (CONTAINS TRIMETHYL BENZENE, XYLENE, ETHYLBENZENE AND BUTANOL)
Packaging group - III
Class Primary - 3 Flammable liquid
IMDG code - Classified as a dangerous good for transport by sea.
IATA code - Classified as a dangerous good for transport by air.
Water solubility at 25 C. - 1100 mg/L. Dispersible;