2,2,2-Trichloro-1-phenylethanol is used as pharmaceutical intermediate.
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Hazard Statements: H303-H315-H319
May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P280a-P305+P351+P338-P312a-P321-P332+P313-P337+P313
Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: