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BROMOBENZENE
ICSC: 1016
Peer-Review Status: 03.04.2002 Validated
Monobromobenzene
Phenyl bromide 
CAS #: 108-86-1 RTECS #: CY9000000
UN #: 2514
EC #: 602-060-00-9
EINECS #: 203-623-8
    Formula: C6H5Br
Molecular mass: 157.02

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.  NO open flames. NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Above 51°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  Above 51°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding).   
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!   
Inhalation Dizziness.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Nausea. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Remove all ignition sources. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xi, N; R: 10-38-51/53; S: (2)-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30GF1-III.
NFPA Code: H2; F2; R0. 
Fireproof. Ventilation along the floor. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
As a result of flow, agitation, etc., electrostatic charges can be generated. 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic gases including hydrogen bromide. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the skin. If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis. The substance may cause effects on the nervous system. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the liver and kidneys. This may result in impaired functions. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 156.2°C
Melting point: -30.7°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.5
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.04
Vapour pressure, kPa at 25°C: 0.55
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.41
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.02
Flash point: 51°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 566°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 6-36.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.99  
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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