|PHOSPHORUS PENTOXIDE||ICSC: 0545 (September 1997)|
| CAS #: 1314-56-3
| UN #: 1807
|EC Number: 215-236-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances. Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO contact with water or combustible substances.||Use powder, carbon dioxide, dry sand. NO hydrous agents.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Cough. Burning sensation. Shortness of breath. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . Wear protective gloves when administering first aid.|
|Eyes||Pain. Redness. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal cramps. Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Sore throat. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Do NOT induce vomiting. Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Cautiously neutralize remainder with soda ash or calcium carbonate. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from combustible substances, reducing agents, strong oxidants, strong bases, water and food and feedstuffs. Dry.|
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHOSPHORUS PENTOXIDE||ICSC: 0545|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
EU-OEL: 1 mg/m3 as TWA.
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 2 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C
|Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
NEVER pour water into this substance; when dissolving or diluting always add it slowly to the water.
Symbol: C; R: 35; S: (1/2)-22-26-45
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations