Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
Use local exhaust.
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles.
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.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants. Well closed.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes of sulfur oxides and nitrous oxides.
Formula: C5H11NO2S / CH3S(CH2)2CH(NH2)COOH
Molecular mass: 149.2
Decomposes at 281°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.3 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 4.8
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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