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METHYLDIBROMOGLUTARONITRILEICSC: 1546
Glutaronitrile, 2-bromo-2-(bromomethyl)-
1,2-Dibromo-2,4-dicyanobutane
2-Bromo-2-(bromomethyl)pentanedinitrile
October 2004
CAS #: 35691-65-7
EC Number: 252-681-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 STRICT HYGIENE!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
METHYLDIBROMOGLUTARONITRILE ICSC: 1546
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS WITH PUNGENT ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes. 

Formula: C6H6Br2N2
Molecular mass: 265.94
Boiling point: 212°C
Melting point: 51-52°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.1
Solubility in water: none 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and skin. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK sensitization of skin (SH) 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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