TYPES OF HAZARD
|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE-FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Headache. Dizziness. Weakness. Shortness of breath. Chest pain. See Notes. See Ingestion.||Use closed system and breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Burning sensation. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Severe thirst. Muscle cramps. Shock or collapse. Symptoms may be delayed.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-23/25-50/53; S: 53-45-60-61; Note: E
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II
Fatal if swallowed
Causes skin and eye irritation
Suspected of causing genetic defects
May cause cancer
May damage fertility or the unborn child
Causes damage to the bone marrow, the blood, the cardiovascular system, the nervous system, the liver and the kidneys through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|NFPA Code: H3; F0; R0.||Separated from strong bases, reducing agents and food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed.|
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE HYGROSCOPIC POWDER.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Decomposes at 315°C
Density: 4.3 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 65.8 (good)
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The symptoms of acute poisoning do not become manifest until 0.5 to several hours.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
The recommendations on this Card also apply to inorganic pentavalent arsenic compounds (arsenates).
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations