|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, dry powder, carbon dioxide, foam.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness.||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.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-51/53; S: (2)-24-61
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III
Harmful if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin
Toxic to aquatic life
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-90GM7-III.||Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from aluminium and magnesium. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body in hazardous amounts through the skin and by ingestion. The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Boiling point at 1.5kPa: 136°C
Melting point: 63°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 23°C:
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 100°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.4
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 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.|
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
N-Serve, Dowco-163 are trade names.
Card has been partially updated in February 2009: see Occupational Exposure Limits.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations