Acetaldehyde for biochemistry
F+ Xn
CAS :75-07-0
Storage class :3 A
Water pollution class :1
Hazard / Symptom
Hazard Extremely flammable. Irritating to eyes and respiratory system. Possible risks of irreversible effects.
After inhalation mucosal irritations , coughing , dyspnoea
After skin contact local irritation symptoms
After eye contact Lacrimal irritation due to vapours.
Systemic effects nausea , vomiting , spasms , narcosis , depressed respiration Other notes: Absorption may result in damage of the following: liver
Protective equipments / General working measures
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
Accidental release measures / Fire-fighting measures
Person-related precautionary measures Do not inhale vapours/aerosols. Ensure supply of fresh air in enclosed rooms.
Procedures for cleaning / absorption Take up with liquid-absorbent material (e.g. Chemizorb ). Forward for disposal. Clean up affected area.
Suitable extinguishing media Water, CO2, foam, powder.
First aid
After inhalation fresh air.
After skin contact wash off with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing.
After eye contact rinse out with plenty of water with the eyelid held wide open.
After swallowing make victim drink plenty of water, induce vomiting. Immediately summon doctor.
If breathing stops mouth-to-mouth respiration or mechanical ventilation.
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