Turpentine

Substance: mixture of the monoterpenes alpha-pinene and beta-pinene.

Wikipedia article about turpentine

Hazard information danger

Flammable
Lower systemic health hazards
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Flammable liquid and vapour
  • May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
  • Causes skin irritation
  • May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.
  • Do NOT induce vomiting.

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