Hexachloropropene SDS

SAFETY DATA SHEET Version 4.9 Revision Date 03/06/2018 Print Date 09/11/2018


1.1 Product identifiers

Product name : Hexachloropropene

Product Number :IBI-6401

Brand : IBI Labs

CAS-No. : 1888-71-7

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Identified uses : Laboratory chemicals, Synthesis of substances

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company : IBI Labs,3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit # 8 Boca Raton, FL 33431

Telephone : +1 561-826-0061

Fax : +1 561-892-8450

1.4 Emergency telephone number Emergency Phone # : 1-561-826-0061


2.1 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.

2.2 GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements


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Hazard statement(s)

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H332 Harmful if inhaled.

H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary statement(s)

P261 Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ 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.

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


3.1 Substances

Synonyms : Perchloropropene

Formula : C3Cl6

Molecular weight : 248.75 g/mol

CAS-No. : 1888-71-7

EC-No. : 217-560-9

Hazardous components

Component Classification Concentration Hexachlorpropen Acute Tox. 4; Skin Irrit. 2; Eye Irrit. 2A; STOT SE 3; H315, H319, H332, H335 – For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.


4.1 Description of first aid measures

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.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available


5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

No data available

5.3 Advice for firefighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

5.4 Further information No data available


6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas.

For personal protection see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

6.3 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.

6.4 Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.


7.1 Precautions for safe handling

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

For precautions see section 2.2.

7.2 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

7.3 Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated


8.1 Control parameters

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

8.2 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/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.


9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties

  1. a) Appearance Form: clear, liquid Colour: light yellow
  2. b) Odour No data available
  3. c) Odour Threshold No data available
  4. d) pH No data available
  5. e) Melting point/freezing point No data available
  6. f) Initial boiling point and boiling range 209 – 210 °C (408 – 410 °F) – lit.
  7. g) Flash point No data available
  8. h) Evaporation rate No data available
  9. i) Flammability (solid, gas) No data available
  10. j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits No data available
  11. k) Vapour pressure No data available
  12. l) Vapour density 8.59 – (Air = 1.0)
  13. m) Relative density 1.765 g/cm3 at 25 °C (77 °F)
  14. n) Water solubility No data available
  15. o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/water No data available
  16. p) Auto-ignition temperature No data available
  17. q) Decomposition temperature No data available
  18. r) Viscosity No data available
  19. s) Explosive properties No data available
  20. t) Oxidizing properties No data available

9.2 Other safety information

Relative vapour density 8.59 – (Air = 1.0)


10.1 Reactivity No data available

10.2 Chemical stability Stable under recommended storage conditions.

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions No data available

10.4 Conditions to avoid No data available

10.5 Incompatible materials Strong oxidizing agents

10.6 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


11.1 Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity

LC50 Inhalation – Rat – 30 h – 425 ppm Remarks: Behavioral:Excitement. Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration:Dyspnea. Liver:Hepatitis (hepatocellular necrosis), diffuse.

Dermal: No data available No data available

Skin corrosion/irritation No data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation No data available

Respiratory or skin sensitisation 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 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.


12.1 Toxicity No data available

12.2 Persistence and degradability No data available

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential No data available

12.4 Mobility in soil No data available

12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted

12.6 Other adverse effects No data available


13.1 Waste treatment methods


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. (Hexachlorpropen)

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

Proper shipping name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, N.O.S. (Hexachlorpropen) IATA UN number: 3382 Class: 6.1 Proper shipping name: Toxic by inhalation liquid, n.o.s. (Hexachlorpropen) 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 Hexachlorpropen CAS-No. 1888-71-7 Revision Date 1993-04-24

Pennsylvania Right To Know Components Hexachlorpropen CAS-No. 1888-71-7 Revision Date 1993-04-24

New Jersey Right To Know Components Hexachlorpropen CAS-No. 1888-71-7 Revision Date 1993-04-24

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

Further information

Copies granted to make unlimited paper copies for internal use only. The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product.

Product Safety – Americas Region 561-826-0061 Version: 4.9 Revision Date: 03/06/2018 Print Date: 09/11/2018