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!
Avoid inhalation of dust.
Fresh air, rest.
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. Wash hands before eating.
CLASSIFICATION & 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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Keep in a well-ventilated room.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides.
Molecular mass: 202.24
Melting point: 167°C Density: 600 kg/m³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.17 (slightly soluble) Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.00000086 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.83
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Inhalation risk A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly on spraying or when dispersed, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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.
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