Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
Use local exhaust.
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles.
Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
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
May be harmful if swallowed
Transportation UN Classification
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE ANHYDROUS
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance DELIQUESCENT WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.
Chemical dangers Decomposes when slowly heated to 300°C. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including chlorine. Dissolves in water liberating a considerable amount of heat.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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