|ICSC: 1200 (April 2009)
Sulfurous acid, disodium salt
| CAS #: 7757-83-7
|EC Number: 231-821-4
|FIRE & EXPLOSION
|Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
|In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!
|Cough. Sore throat. See Effects of long-term or repeated exposure.
|Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
|Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell.
|Protective clothing. Protective gloves.
|Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
|Wear safety spectacles.
|Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
|Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
|Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Rest.
|CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
|Personal protection: filter respirator for inorganic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 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
DANGERHarmful if swallowed
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Harmful to aquatic life
|Separated from strong oxidants and acids. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
|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
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
|The symptoms of asthma 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.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
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