In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
Use ventilation. Use local exhaust.
Fresh air, rest.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
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. Wash hands before eating.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
HEXABROMOCYCLODODECANE (MIXTURE OF ISOMERS)
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.
Molecular mass: 641.7
Decomposes at 230°C Melting point: 178-183°C Density: 1050 kg/m³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.002 Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.0002 (calculated) Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 7.59 (calculated)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.
Effects of short-term exposure
Inhalation risk A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.
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