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Document ID (ISN)61299
CIS number 93-1782
ISSN - Serial title Loss Prevention News
Year 1993
Convention or series no. LPA Data Sheet FS-73
Title Bromine
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1993, Vol.15, No.1. 2p. Insert.
Abstract Fire safety data sheet prepared by the Loss Prevention Association of India, Warden House, Sir P.M. Road, Bombay 400 001, India. Health hazards: highly corrosive; prolonged contact with tissues may cause slow-healing ulcers and acne; vapours cause acute and chronic poisoning and irritation of the mucous membrane; exposure to low concentrations results in inflammation of the eyelids, respiratory difficulties; inhalation of high concentrations causes inflammatory lesions to the mucous membrane, asthmatic bronchitis and fatal chemical burns of the lungs.
Descriptors (primary) India; fire prevention; bromine
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; data sheet; caustic substances; asthma; ulceration of the skin; acne; explosion hazards; storage; waste disposal; chemical burns; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; health hazards; fire hazards
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceIndia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Halogens and their inorganic compounds