Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
: Ethylene Chloride
: Other non-specified industry: Analytical reagent.
: EMD Chemicals Inc.
P.O. Box 70
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
856-423-6300 Technical Service
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 PM
In case of emergency
: 800-424-9300 CHEMTREC (USA)
613-996-6666 CANUTEC (Canada)
24 Hours/Day: 7 Days/Week
Section 2. Hazards Identification
: Liquid. (Colorless.)
: This material is considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
HARMFUL IF INHALED, ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN OR SWALLOWED.
CAUSES SEVERE EYE IRRITATION.
CAUSES RESPIRATORY TRACT AND SKIN IRRITATION.
CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: KIDNEYS, LIVER, CARDIOVASCULAR
SYSTEM, SKIN, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, EYE, LENS OR CORNEA.
SUSPECT CANCER HAZARD.
MAY CAUSE CANCER.
FLAMMABLE LIQUID AND VAPOR.
VAPOR MAY CAUSE FLASH FIRE.
WARNING: This product contains a chemical(s) known to the State of California to cause cancer.
Do not ingest. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapor or mist. Keep away from heat,
sparks and flame. Keep container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of exposure.
Routes of entry
: Dermal contact. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Potential acute health effects
: Severely irritating to eyes.
: Toxic in contact with skin. Irritating to skin.
: Toxic by inhalation. Irritating to respiratory system.
: Toxic if swallowed.
: May cause cancer. Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of exposure.
: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Teratogenicity / Reproductive