Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion. Explosive.
NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with flammables. Do NOT expose to friction or shock.
Use water in large amounts. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
Sore throat. Cough.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again.
Wear safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 5.1; UN Pack Group: III
Fireproof. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from combustible substances and reducing agents.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.
Chemical dangers May decompose explosively on shock, friction or concussion. May explode on heating. On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including nitric acid and nitrogen oxides. The substance is a strong oxidant. It reacts with combustible and reducing materials.
Formula: CH6N4O3 / CH5N3.HNO3
Molecular mass: 122.1
Decomposes Melting point: 217°C Density: 1.436 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 16 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -8.35
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is severely irritating to the eyes and skin.
Inhalation risk A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
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