Use powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
According to UN GHS Criteria
No hazard classification according to GHS criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Physical dangers No data.
Chemical dangers On combustion, forms carbon monoxide. Reacts with strong oxidants. The solution in water is a medium strong acid.
Molecular mass: 196.2
Melting point: 131°C Density: 1.23 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 100 (good) Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.87 (estimated)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The commercial form is a 50 % aqueous solution, which is a colorless to brownish liquid.
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