Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
Cough. Sore throat.
Use ventilation (not if powder).
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.
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. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Dry. Well closed.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALS OR POWDER.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including phosphorus oxides.
Molecular mass: 367.9
Melting point: 622°C Density: 2.52 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 14.5
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.
Effects of short-term exposure The aerosol is mildly irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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