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HEXABROMOCYCLODODECANE (MIXTURE OF ISOMERS)
ICSC: 1413
Peer-Review Status: 16.10.2001 Validated
Cyclododecane, hexabromo-isomers 
CAS #: 25637-99-4 EINECS #: 247-148-4
    Formula: C12H18Br6
Molecular mass: 641.7

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation   Use ventilation. Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 230°C
Melting point: 178-183°C
Density: g/m³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.002
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.0002 (calculated)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 7.59 (calculated) 
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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