Chemical dangers The substance is a strong oxidant. It reacts with combustible and reducing materials. This generates fire and explosion hazard.
Molecular mass: 32.0
Boiling point: -183°C Melting point: -218.4°C Solubility in water, ml/100ml at 20°C: 3.1 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 1.1 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.65
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance at very high concentrations is irritating to the respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system, lungs and eyes.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged inhalation of high concentrations may cause effects on the lungs.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Inhalation symptoms are characteristic of exposure to extremely high concentrations only. See also ICSC0880 Oxygen refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid).
Symbol: O; R: 8; S: (2)-17
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