|CALCIUM HYPOCHLORITE||ICSC: 0638 (October 2005)|
|Hypochlorous acid, calcium salt
| CAS #: 7778-54-3
| UN #: 1748
|EC Number: 231-908-7
|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. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with acids, combustible substances or reducing agents.||NO contact with combustible substances or reducing agents.||NO powder. Use water in large amounts. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Sore throat. Wheezing. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Serious skin burns. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. 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 pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit, face shield and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered air-tight, dry containers. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|CALCIUM HYPOCHLORITE||ICSC: 0638|
|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|
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
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.
Symbol: O, C, N; R: 8-22-31-34-50; S: (1/2)-26-36/37/39-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations