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Document ID (ISN)106337
CIS number 07-252
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Sodium hydrosulfite
Original title Hidrosulfito de sodio [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Consejo Colombiano de Seguridad, Cra. 20 No. 39 - 62, Bogotß D.C., Colombia, [ca 2006]. 4p. Illus.
Abstract Chemical safety data sheet for sodium hydrosulfite. The substance is a flammable solid which may ignite in the presence of humidity or air; there is a violent reaction in contact with water. Inhalation may cause severe irritation of the mucosa and upper respiratory tract; very high concentration may cause pulmonary oedema. Ingestion may cause abdominal pain, depression of the central nervous system and death. Contact with the skin causes irritation and skin burns at high concentrations. The substance causes eye irritation and may cause burns and possible eye damage. Prolonged exposure may result in allergic reactions.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; sodium hydrosulfite; toxicology; Colombia
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; fire hazards; chemical burns; pulmonary oedema; data sheet; eye injuries; first aid
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceColombia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances