Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.
Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
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. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS CRYSTALS.
Physical dangers Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides.
Molecular mass: 123.2
Melting point: 87°C Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 1.17 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.974
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 and skin.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given whether a harmful concentration in the air will be reached.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. The substance may have effects on the blood. This may result in lesions of blood cells.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. Some statements made on this card are based on information available for p-(Methylamino)phenol sulfate. See ICSC 1528.
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