Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety goggles 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.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
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
Separated from acids.
SODIUM DODECYLBENZENE SULPHONATE
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE-TO-YELLOW SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.
Physical dangers No data.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and irritating fumes (sulfur oxides). Reacts with acids and acid fumes. This produces toxic and irritating fumes (sulfur oxides).
Formula: C18H29NaO3S / C12H25C6H4SO3Na
Molecular mass: 348.5
Melting point: >300°C Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 20 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.45
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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