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2,4,6-TRIBROMOPHENOL
ICSC: 1563
Peer-Review Status: 28.10.2004 Validated
2,4,6-TBP 
CAS #: 118-79-6 RTECS #: SN1225000
EINECS #: 204-278-6
    Formula: C6H3Br3O
Molecular mass: 330.8

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 See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.  STRICT HYGIENE!   
Inhalation   Avoid inhalation of dust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  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 . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE-TO-PINK POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes. 

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


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 286°C
Melting point: 95.5°C
Density: 2.55 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.007
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.007
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 2.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.13  
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish. 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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