Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat.
Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.
Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. If liquid: collect leaking liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. If solid: sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance HYGROSCOPIC WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS OR COLOURLESS LIQUID.
Chemical dangers Attacks aluminium, copper and their alloys.
Molecular mass: 143.0
Boiling point: 190°C Melting point: 20°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.40 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 90 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.76
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: (inhalable fraction): 5 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen)
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