In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!
Use local exhaust.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety goggles.
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. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. 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.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Dry. Well closed.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE HYGROSCOPIC AND DELIQUESCENT CRYSTALS OR POWDER.
Chemical dangers The solution in water is corrosive to metals.
Molecular mass: 42.4
Boiling point: 1360°C Melting point: 613°C Relative density (water = 1): 2.1 Solubility in water, g/100ml: 76.9 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -2.7
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
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the central nervous system, cardiovascular system, kidneys and thyroid. This may result in impaired functions.
The data on this card concern the anhydrous (water-free) substance. There are also some hydrates of this compound which have different physical properties.
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