|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Flammable.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPLOSION||Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.|
|EXPOSURE||STRICT HYGIENE!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Headache. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Burning sensation.||Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Skin burns. Pain. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Shock or collapse. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Remove all ignition sources. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.||
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-34-48/24/25-50/53; S: (1/2)-23-24/25-37-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61G63B.
NFPA Code: H3; F1; R0.
|Separated from oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Cool. Dry. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS HYGROSCOPIC WHITE OR WHITE-YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Melting point: 148-153°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.44
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.016
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 11.6
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1
Flash point: 37.8°C c.c.
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to water quality and soil contamination. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish, crustacea and birds. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.|
Explosive limits are unknown in literature, although the substance is combustible and has a flash point < 55°C.
The symptoms of renal failure do not become manifest until a few hours have passed.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is indicated.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Cerosol, Cosan, Gallotox, Liquiphene, Mersolite, Nylmerate, Riogen, Scutl, Tag Fungicide, Tag-HL-331 are trade names.
Card has been partially updated in August 2007: see Occupational Exposure Limits.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Phenylmercuric Acetate (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1)