|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible.||NO open flames. NO contact with acids or bases.||Use powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPLOSION||Above 76°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||Above 76°C use a closed system and ventilation.||In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.|
|EXPOSURE||AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Drowsiness. Unconciousness. Vomiting.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective clothing. Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||Abdominal pain. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: T; R: 45-21-36; S: 53-45; Note: E
Harmful if swallowed
Causes skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
Suspected of causing genetic defects
May cause cancer
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|NFPA Code: H2; F2; R0.||Separated from acids, bases and food and feedstuffs. Ventilation along the floor.|
Physical State; Appearance
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Boiling point: 194°C
Melting point: -36.7°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.05
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.3 (poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 40
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.30
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.001
Flash point: 76°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 498°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.1-22
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.61
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Card has been partially updated in January 2008: see Fire fighting.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations