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DIPHENYLETHER, OCTABROMO DERIVATIVEICSC: 1667
OctaBDE
Octa-BDE
DPBDE
Octabromodiphenyl Ether
1,1'-Oxybisoctabromo benzene
Octabromodiphenyl oxide
November 2008
CAS #: 32536-52-0
EC Number: 251-087-9

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

 AVOID EXPOSURE OF BREASTFEEDING WOMEN!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Avoid inhalation of dust. Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health haz
WARNING
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
May cause harm to breast-fed children 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
 
DIPHENYLETHER, OCTABROMO DERIVATIVE ICSC: 1667
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE FLAKES OR POWDER. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces corrosive gases including bromine. 

Formula: C12H2Br8O/C6HBr4-O-C6HBr4
Molecular mass: 801.38
Melting point: 167-257°C
See Notes.
Relative density (water = 1): 2.9
Solubility in water: very poor
Vapour pressure: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 6.29  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development. The substance may have effects on the liver. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

NOTES
Other melting points: 130-155°C ; 70-150°C and 167-257°C.
The substance has a variable melting and boiling range, reflecting the nature of the material and the individual manufacturing processes. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T; R: 61-62; S: 53-45 

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