Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Cool. Well closed.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides.
Molecular mass: 137.1
Melting point: 170-173°C Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 12.5
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance may cause effects on the nervous system and kidneys. This may result in disorientation, lethargy, coma and metabolic acidosis. Exposure at high levels could cause death. Exposure could cause unconsciousness.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the central nervous system and liver. This may result in tissue lesions and impaired functions.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Many trade names are known for this compound.
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