|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Not combustible but forms flammable gas on contact with water or damp air. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with acids or water.||Use special powder, dry sand. NO other agents. NO water.|
|EXPLOSION||Risk of fire and explosion on contact with acids or water.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Cough. Shortness of breath. Headache. Dizziness. Nausea. Vomiting.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Burning sensation.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Wear protective gloves when administering first aid.|
|Eyes||Redness.||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.|
|Ingestion||Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Abdominal pain. Headache. Convulsions. Shock or collapse. Unconsciousness.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: F, T+, N; R: 15/29-28-32-50; S: (1/2)-3/9/14-30-36/37-45-61
UN Hazard Class: 4.3; UN Subsidiary Risks: 6.1; UN Pack Group: I
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-43GWT2-I.||Fireproof. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from acids, water and food and feedstuffs. Dry.|
Physical State; Appearance
DARK GREY OR DARK YELLOW CRYSTALS.
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|
Melting point: >1000°C
Relative density (water = 1): 2.9
Solubility in water: reaction
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
Commercial formulations for fumigations usually contain 57% of active ingredient.
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 a person authorized by him/her, should be considered.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Alutal, Celphide, Celphine, Celphos, Delicia Gastoxin, Detia Gas-Ex-B, Detia Gas-Ex-P, Detia Gas-Ex-T, L fume, Phosfume, Phostek, Phostoxin, Quickfos, and Zedesa are trade names.
Also consult ICSC 0694 for Phosphine.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See sections EU classification, Emergency Response.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations