FormaldehydeCH2O

Details
CAS-No.:50-00-0
UN-No.:2209
EC-No.:200-001-8
Hazard identification number:80
Warning sign
  • 80
  • 2209
Hazard signs
GHS05
GHS06
GHS08
Occupational exposure limit
  • AGW (mg/m3) 0.37
  • AGW (ppm) 0.3
  • H: 200
    Unstable Explosive.
  • H: 301 + 311 + 331
    Toxic if swallowed.
    Toxic in contact with skin.
    Toxic if inhaled.
  • H: 314
    Causes severe skin burns
    and eye damage.
  • H: 317
    May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • H: 335
    May cause respiratory irritation
  • H: 341
    Suspected of causing genetic defects.

  • H: 350
    May cause cancer.
  • H: 370
    Causes damage to organs (or state all
    organs affected, if known) (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
Melting point:-117 °C
Boiling Point:-19 °C
Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):0,8153 g/cm3
Ionization:10.88 ± 0.01 eV
Flash Point:50 °C - 85 °C
Ignition Temperature:430 °C
Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):4378...4420 (gas); 2 (37% solution) hPa
Lower Explosive Limit:7 Vol.-%
Upper Explosive Limit:73 Vol.-%
Hazardous Effects:C, Ss,M
Important to know:
Substance included in the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP).
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Details

Diamond-Red4Flammability: Easily flammable 
Diamond-Yellow0Instability: No danger for normal conditions 
Diamond-Blue2Health: Dangerous 
DG-EA:2YE
Also known as:
  • Carbonyl hydride
  • Formalin
  • Formol
  • HCHO
  • Methanal
  • Methyl aldehyde
  • Methylene glycol
  • Methylene oxide
  • Oxomethane
  • Oxymethylene

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