Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Headache. Nausea.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety spectacles 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.
Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Headache. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Confusion. Convulsions. Unconsciousness.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants and acids. Well closed.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS CRYSTALS.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen bromide and nitrogen oxides (see ICSC 0282). The solution in water is a weak base. Reacts with acids and strong oxidants.
Formula: C6H6BrN / BrC6H4NH2
Molecular mass: 172.0
Boiling point: 223°C Melting point: 66°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.5 (100°C) Solubility in water: poor Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 22.6 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.9 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.26
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
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