Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.
Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!
Cough. Headache. Nausea. Sore throat.
Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .
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.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Subsidiary Risks: 3; UN Pack Group: I
Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. Decomposes on contact with acids. This produces toxic fumes of sulfur oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants.
Formula: C6H6S / C6H5SH
Molecular mass: 110.2
Boiling point: 168°C Melting point: -15°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.07 Solubility in water: none Vapour pressure, kPa at 18°C: 0.13 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.8 Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00 Flash point: <55°C Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.2-? Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.52
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the nervous system.
Inhalation risk A harmful contamination of the air can be reached rather quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 0.1 ppm as TWA; (skin)
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