1,1-Dichloroethane (alias of 11-Dichloroethane)

CAS RN:75-34-3

NFPA Hazard Classification

1,1-Dichloroethane

Flammability: 3
Health: 1Instability: 0
Special: None

Health: 1 (Slight)
Materials that, on exposure, would cause significant irritation, but only minor residual injury, including those requiring the use of an approved air-purifying respirator. These materials are only slightly hazardous to health and only breathing protection is needed.

Flammability: 3 (Serious)
This degree includes Class IB and IC flammable liquids and materials that can be easily ignited under almost all normal temperature conditions. Water may be ineffective in controlling or extinguishing fires in such materials.

Instability: 0 (Minimal)
This degree includes materials that are normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and that do not react with water. Normal fire fighting procedures may be used.

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