In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Sore throat. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Dry. Separated from strong oxidants.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE HYGROSCOPIC POWDER.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on contact with hot surfaces or flames. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes. Reacts with strong acids. This produces corrosive fumes.
Molecular mass: 199.9
Decomposes at 810°C Melting point: 730°C Density: 3.4 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 30°C: 142
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Ingestion may cause effects on the central nervous system.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
May exist also as Calcium bromide hydrate (CAS 71626-99-8).
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