Health Hazard Data

  • Health Hazard
    • Inhaled: At extreme exposure may cause headaches or dizziness.
    • Asphyxiant: Causes unconsciousness and respiratory arrest at elevated exposures.
    • Eyes: Irritating if the liquid gets into the eyes, with a possible hazard from freezing due to rapid evaporation.
    • Skin: Excessive prolonged contact to the liquid can cause skin irritation and frostbite due to rapid evaporation.
    • Swallowed: Unlikely to be a problem following to high evaporation rate.
    • Chronic: No effects reported from long term industrial exposure to this product.

  • First Aid
    • Inhaled: Avoid breathing vapor as much as possible. See medical advice promptly in serious cases of over exposure.
    • Eye: Avoid contact with the product. Remove any contact lenses carefully. Hold eyelids open and flush eyes with tepid water for 15 minutes. Seek medical advice immediately for all eye contact.
    • Skin: Avoid skin contact with the liquid. Remove contaminated clothing and wash the exposed area with plenty of water. Seek medical advice if frostbite (see below) occurs. Swallowed: Unlikely to be a problem owing to high evaporation rate.
    • Frostbite: Obtain medical assistance. If medical advice is not available immediately, place casually in a warm area as soon as possible and allow the injured area to warm gradually (further damage may occur if the area of injury warms too rapidly). DO NOT EXPOSE THE INJURED AREA TO EXCESS HEAT OR COLD (such as head lamps, hot water snow or ice). Gently cover or drape the injured area with clean material such as dressing or sheet. To relieve pain, immerse the injured area in water which is near or at body temperature (35 40 *C) If possible get the casualty to exercise the injured area gradually. Give them something warm drink, BUT NO ALCOHOL. Seek medical advice as soon as possible.

  • Advice To Doctor
    • No specific treatment recommended. Treat symptomatically. Show a copy of this material safety data sheet to medical personnel dealing with cases of extreme over exposure.