Hexachloropropene SDS

Revision Date: 01/31/2023


Product Identifiers

Product Name: Hexachloropropene

Synonyms: Perchloropropene

Formula: C3Cl6

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against: Laboratory chemicals and synthesis of substances.


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Classification of The Substance or Mixture

GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS):

Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4), H332

Skin irritation (Category 2), H315

Eye irritation (Category 2A), H319

Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure (Category 3),

Respiratory system, H335

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements


Signal word: Warning

Hazard Statements

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H332 Harmful if inhaled.

H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements

P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.

P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.

P271 Use only outdoors, or in a well-ventilated area.

P280 Wear protective gloves/eye protection/face protection.

P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

P304 + P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P312 Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.

P321 Specific treatment (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).

P332 + P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.

P337 + P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.

P362 Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

P403 + P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

P405 Store locked up.

P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.

Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS Lachrymator.


CAS RN: [1888-71-7]

EC-No.: 217-560-9

Beilstein: 1766640


  • Linear Formula: Cl3CCCl=CCl2
  • Molecular Weight: 248.75 g/mol
  • Appearance Form: Liquid, light yellow color (clear)
  • Quantity: 50-250g
  • Percent Purity: 95%
  • Melting Point, °C: -73°C
  • Boiling Point, °C: 209°C to 210°C
  • Vapor Density: 8.59 – (Air = 1.0).
  • Relative Density, g/cm³: 1.765 g/cm³ at 25°C
  • Relative Vapor Density 8.59 – (Air = 1.0).

Hazardous Components

Component Classification Concentration


Acute Tox. 4;

Skin Irrit. 2;

Eye Irrit. 2A;


H315, H319, H332, H335 – For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.


General advice:

  • Consult a physician.
  • Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
  • Move out of dangerous area.

If inhaled:

  • If breathed in, move person into fresh air.
  • If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
  • Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact:

  • Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
  • Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact: Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed:

  • Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
  • Rinse mouth with water.
  • Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed: The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling and in section 11.

Indication of any immediate medical attention, and special treatment needed: No Data Available.


Suitable extinguishing media: Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: No Data Available.

Advice for firefighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.


Personal precautions, protective equipment, and emergency procedures:

  • Use personal protective equipment.
  • Avoid breathing vapors, mist, or gas.
  • Ensure adequate ventilation.
  • Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
  • For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions: Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:

  • Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste.
  • Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.


Precautions for safe handling:

  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
  • Avoid inhalation of vapor, or mist.
  • Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

  • Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
  • Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
  • Storage class (TRGS 510): 6.1B: Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials.

Specific end uses:  Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2, no other specific uses are stipulated.


Control parameters:

  • Components with workplace control parameters.
  • Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

Exposure Controls

Appropriate engineering controls:

  • Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
  • Wash hands before breaks, and at the end of workday.

Personal Protective Equipment, Eye, and Face Protection

Face shield and safety glasses:  Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection:

  • Handle with gloves.
  • Gloves must be inspected prior to use.
  • Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove’s outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product.
  • Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws, and good laboratory practices.
  • Wash and dry hands.

Body Protection: Complete suit protecting against chemicals, the type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration, and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Respiratory protection: Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate, use a full-face respirator with multipurpose combination (US), or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator.

Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US), or CEN (EU).

  • Control of environmental exposure: Do not let product enter drains.


  • Reactivity: No Data Available.
  • Chemical stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.
  • Possibility of hazardous reactions: No Data Available.
  • Conditions to avoid: No Data Available.
  • Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents.
  • Hazardous decomposition products: Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. – Carbon oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas.
  • Other decomposition products: No Data Available.
  • In the event of fire: See section 5.


Information on Toxicological Effects

Acute toxicity:

LC50 Inhalation – Rat – 30 h – 425 ppm


  • Behavioral: Excitement.
  • Lungs, Thorax, or respiration: Dyspnea.
  • Liver: Hepatitis (hepatocellular necrosis), diffuse.
  • Dermal: No Data Available.
  • Skin corrosion and irritation: No Data Available.
  • Serious eye damage and irritation: No Data Available.
  • Respiratory or skin sensitization: No Data Available.
  • Germ cell mutagenicity: No Data Available.


IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible, or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

ACGIH: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen, or potential carcinogen by ACGIH.

NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.

OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is on OSHA’s list of regulated carcinogens.

Reproductive toxicity: No Data Available.

Specific target organ toxicity: Single exposure

Inhalation: May cause respiratory irritation.

Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure: No Data Available.

Aspiration hazard: No Data Available.

Additional Information:

RTECS: UD0175000 burning sensation, Cough, wheezing, laryngitis, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting. To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.


  • Toxicity: No Data Available.
  • Persistence and degradability: No Data Available.
  • Bio-accumulative potential: No Data Available.
  • Mobility in soil: No Data Available.
  • Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted.
  • Other adverse effects: No Data Available.


Waste Treatment Methods

Product: Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material.

Contaminated packaging: Dispose of as unused product.


DOT (US) UN number: 3382

Class: 6.1

Packing group: I

Proper shipping name: Toxic by inhalation liquid, n.o.s. (Hexachloropropene)

Reportable Quantity (RQ): 1000 lbs.

Poison Inhalation Hazard: Hazard zone B

IMDG UN number: 3382 Class: 6.1 Packing group: I EMS-No: F-A, S-A

IATA Passenger: Not permitted for transport.

IATA Cargo: Not permitted for transport.


SARA 302 Components: No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.

SARA 313 Components: This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the threshold (De Minimis) reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.

SARA 311/312 Hazards: Acute Health Hazard.

Massachusetts Right to Know Components:


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Pennsylvania Right to Know Components:


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New Jersey Right to Know Components:


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California Prop. 65 Components: This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.

Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3.

Acute Tox. Acute toxicity.

Eye Irrit. Eye irritation.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H332 Harmful if inhaled.

H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

Skin Irrit. Skin irritation.

HMIS Rating

Health hazard: 4

Chronic Health Hazard:

Flammability: 0

Physical Hazard 0

NFPA Rating

Health hazard: 4

Fire Hazard: 0

Reactivity Hazard: 0


IBI Labs expects that recipients of their material are in compliance with 29 CFR 1910.1200(h) which requires employers to provide employees with effective information and training on hazardous chemicals in their work area.

The information and recommendations set forth herein are presented in good faith and believed to be correct as of the revision date. However, recipients of this material should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them and should make independent judgement of the suitability and accuracy of this information. IBI Labs will not be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of any kind whatsoever resulting from the use of the information provided in this Safety Data Sheet. IBI Labs expressly includes all warranties, expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

This information is furnished without warranty, and any use of the product not in conformance with this Safety Data Sheet, or in combination with any other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.


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