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CALCIUM BROMIDEICSC: 1628
Calcium dibromideOctober 2005
CAS #: 7789-41-5
EC Number: 232-164-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
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 Sore throat. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Dry. Separated from strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
CALCIUM BROMIDE ICSC: 1628
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE HYGROSCOPIC POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on contact with hot surfaces or flames. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes. Reacts with strong acids. This produces corrosive fumes. 

Formula: CaBr2
Molecular mass: 199.9
Decomposes at 810°C
Melting point: 730°C
Density: 3.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 30°C: 142  


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, skin and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Ingestion may cause effects on the central nervous system. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
May exist also as Calcium bromide hydrate (CAS 71626-99-8). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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