2-Chloro-6-methylphenol

Formula
C7H7ClO
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
87-64-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-760-8
R 21/22 36/38
S 26 28 36/37/39
RTECS
GO7120100
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2669
Beilstein/Gmelin
774623
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-01984
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H7ClO
Formula mass
142.58
Melting point, °C
0
Boiling point, °C
185
Density
1.1966 g/cm3 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.54 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
72
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide or water spray. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. Avoid any skin contact.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2669
Response guide