|FLUORINE||ICSC: 0046 (October 2001)|
| CAS #: 7782-41-4
| UN #: 1045
|EC Number: 231-954-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances. Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with many substances. See Chemical Dangers.||NO contact with water, combustible substances or reducing agents.||NO water. In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. See Notes. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water. Combat fire from a sheltered position. See Notes.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat. Shortness of breath. Laboured breathing. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Skin burns. ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.||Cold-insulating gloves. Protective clothing.||First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield 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.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: gas-tight chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof if in building. Cool.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 1 ppm as TWA; 2 ppm as STEL.
EU-OEL: 1.58 mg/m3, 1 ppm as TWA; 3.16 mg/m3, 2 ppm as STEL
|Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Do NOT spray water on a leaking cylinder (to prevent corrosion of the cylinder).
Turn leaking cylinder with the leak up to prevent escape of gas in liquid state.
Symbol: T+, C; R: 7-26-35; S: (1/2)-9-26-36/37/39-45
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