Combustible. Above 78°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
NO open flames. Above 78°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
Cough. Sore throat. Headache. Nausea.
Fresh air, rest.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Chemical dangers Reacts violently with oxidants, reducing agents, strong acids and strong bases. Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including hydrogen sulfide and sulfur oxides.
Formula: C9H20S / CH3(CH2)8SH
Molecular mass: 160.3
Boiling point: 220°C Melting point: -20°C Relative density (water = 1): 0.84 Solubility in water: very poor Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.5 Flash point: 78°C c.c.
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, respiratory tract and skin.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
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