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BIS(PENTABROMOPHENYL) ETHERICSC: 1689
November 2008
CAS #: 1163-19-5DBDPE
DBDPO
Decabromodiphenyl ether
Decabromo phenoxybenzene
Benzene 1,1' oxybis-, decabromo derivative
DBBE
DBBO
Decabromo biphenyl oxide
EINECS #: 214-604-9

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health haz
DANGER
Causes damage to the thyroid through prolonged or repeated exposure 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
 
BIS(PENTABROMOPHENYL) ETHER ICSC: 1689
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic fumes. 

Formula: C12 Br10O
Molecular mass: 959.2
Melting point: 300-310°C
See Notes.
Relative density (water = 1): 3.0
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 21°C: (negligible)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 6.27  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the thyroid. 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

NOTES
The substance has a variable melting and boiling range, reflecting the nature of the material and the individual manufacturing processes. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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