Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with acids or oxidizing agents.
Use water in large amounts, water spray, foam, dry powder.
AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
Cough. Burning sensation. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.
Use closed system or ventilation.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Redness. Pain. Skin burns. Blisters.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer for medical attention .
Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.
Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Cover the spilled material with dry earth or sand. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 4.2; UN Pack Group: II
Separated from acids and oxidants. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Dry.
SODIUM SULFIDE (ANHYDROUS)
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE-TO-YELLOW HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on burning. Decomposes on contact with acids or water. This produces toxic and corrosive gases. This increases fire hazard. The solution in water is a strong base. It reacts violently with acid and is corrosive. Reacts violently with oxidants.
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