|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED!||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||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.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit and particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-48/25-50/53; S: 53-45-60-61; Note: E
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT2-III.||Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed.|
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Boiling point: 323-326°C
Melting point: 231°C
Density: 1.21 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.0000005
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.001
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 9.8
Flash point: 242°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.5/6.2
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in plants and fish. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Amatin, Anticarie, Bunt-cure, No Bunt 80, Bunt-no-more (Dow chemicals), Co-op-hexa (Bayer chemicals), Sanocide, Snieciotox are trade names.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, Emergency Response.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Hexachlorobenzene (EHC 195, 1997) Hexachlorobenzene (HSG 107, 1998) Hexachlorobenzene (PIM 256) Hexachlorobenzene (FAO/PL:1969/M/17/1) Hexachlorobenzene (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 4) Hexachlorobenzene (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Supplement7, 1987) Hexachlorobenzene (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 20, 1979) Hexachlorobenzene (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 79, 2001)