TYPES OF HAZARD
|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE-FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Fever.||Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear safety spectacles or face shield.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Jaundice. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing 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.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-39/23/24/25-43-48/20/21/22-68-51/53; S: 53-45-61; Note: E
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III
May be harmful if swallowed
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Suspected of causing genetic defects
May cause cancer
May cause damage to liver
May cause damage to liver through prolonged or repeated exposure
Harmful to aquatic life
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0.||Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.|
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-PALE-YELLOW FLAKES WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. TURNS DARK ON EXPOSURE TO AIR.
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|
Boiling point at 102kPa: 398-399°C
Melting point: 91.5-92°C
Density: 0.5 g/cm³
Solubility in water: poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 197°C: 133
Flash point: 220°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.6
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations