|IODINE CYANIDE||ICSC: 0662|
|Cyanogen iodide||April 2005|
|CAS #: 506-78-5|
| UN #: 1588
|EC Number: 208-053-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Headache. Confusion. Weakness. Shortness of breath. Convulsions. Unconsciousness. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. No mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration. Administration of oxygen may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain. See Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles, 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||Burning sensation. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Wear protective gloves when inducing vomiting. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. NO mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration. Administration of oxygen may be needed. Refer for medical attention . See Notes.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from incompatible materials and food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|IODINE CYANIDE||ICSC: 0662|
|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|
TLV: 0.01 ppm as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: skin absorption (H)
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 26/27/28-32-50/53; S: (1/2)-7-28-29-45-60-61; Note: A
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations