Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety spectacles.
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.
Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention .
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
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance RED-BROWN POWDER OR CRYSTALS.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic fumes of chlorine. Reacts with strong oxidants.
Molecular mass: 336.9
Decomposes at 370°C Relative density (water = 1): 4.3 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 58.7
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of dust and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: (as Pt): 0.002 mg/m3, as TWA. MAK: (as Pt): sensitization of respiratory tract and skin (SAH)
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