Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III
Separated from bromotrifluoride, strong acids and food and feedstuffs.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Chemical dangers Reacts violently with strong acids. Reacts violently with bromotrifluoride. This generates fire hazard.
Molecular mass: 197.3
Melting point: No melting point; decomposes at >1300°C Density: 4.43 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.002 (very poor) Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.32 (calculated)
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. Exposure could cause hypokalaemia. This may result in cardiac disorders and muscular disorders.
Inhalation risk A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly , especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Symbol: Xn; R: 22; S: (2)-24/25
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