Not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with strong reducing agents, strong bases, ammonia, urea or water.
NO contact with flammables. NO contact with strong reducing agents, strong bases, ammonia, urea or water.
Use water in large amounts, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Redness. Skin burns. Pain.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .
Redness. Pain. Loss of vision. Severe deep burns.
Wear face shield 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.
Burning sensation. Sore throat.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Rest. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered dry containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 5.1; UN Pack Group: II
Separated from food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. Dry. Well closed.
Airtight. Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER WITH PUNGENT ODOUR.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating and on contact with water. This produces toxic fumes including chlorine. The substance is a strong oxidant. It reacts violently with combustible and reducing materials. Reacts violently with many substances. This generates fire and explosion hazard.
Molecular mass: 220.96
Decomposes at 230°C Relative density (water = 1): >1 Solubility in water, g/100ml: 25
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of dust and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to water quality.
See ICSC 0126.
Symbol: O, Xn, N; R: 8-22-31-36/37-50/53; S: (2)-8-26-41-60-61
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