|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible.||NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPOSURE||AVOID ALL CONTACT! PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Coughing up blood. Blood in the urine. Bleeding under the skin. Confusion. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use closed system.||Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||EASILY ABSORBED! See Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. See Notes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer immediately for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).|
|Ingestion||Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: T; R: 61-48/25-52/53; S: 53-45-61; Note: E
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: I
Fatal if swallowed or if inhaled
Harmful in contact with skin
May damage fertility or the unborn child
Causes damage to blood system
Causes damage to blood system through prolonged or repeated exposure
Harmful to aquatic life
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Physical State; Appearance
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: 161°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.4
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.0017 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: (negligible)
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 10.6
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.6
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to mammals. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
Warfarin is usually available commercially as the water soluble sodium salt (CAS 129-06-6).
The physical properties above refer to the parent substance.
The symptoms of bleeding do not become manifest after one or two days.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
This CAS number is for the racemic mixture; other CAS numbers: 5543-57-7 (S-warfarin), 5543-58-8 (R-warfarin)
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Warfarin (HSG 96, 1995) Warfarin (PIM 563)