Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Redness. Burning sensation. Pain.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .
Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.
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.
Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance YELLOW CRYSTALS OR FLAKES WITH PUNGENT ODOUR.
Physical dangers No data.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes.
Molecular mass: 158.15
Sublimation point: >100°C Melting point: 126°C Density: 1.4 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.35 Vapour pressure, Pa at 50°C: 2.6 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.5 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.8
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 severely irritating to the eyes and skin. The substance is irritating to the respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A harmful 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.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.
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