Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
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.
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, acids and bases.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS CRYSTALS.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides. Reacts with acids, bases and strong oxidants.
Molecular mass: 171.2
Boiling point: >270°C Melting point: 156°C Density: 1.46 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.162 Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.84
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure May cause mechanical irritation to the eyes.
Inhalation risk A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is in commercial mixtures with p-toluenesulfonamide, see ICSC 1557.
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