|PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE: |
COLOURLESS ODOURLESS VISCOUS LIQUID
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes including phosphorus oxides . Reacts with warm water producing corrosive phosphoric acid and butanol. Attacks some forms of plastic, rubberandcoatings. Reacts with bases and strong oxidants .
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 0.2 ppm as TWA; BEI issued; (ACGIH 2005).
MAK: 1 ppm
skin absorption (H);
Peak limitation category: II(4); Carcinogen category: 4; Pregnancy risk group: C;
OSHA PEL†: TWA 5 mg/m3
NIOSH REL: TWA 0.2 ppm (2.5 mg/m3)
NIOSH IDLH: 30 ppm See: 126738
|ROUTES OF EXPOSURE: |
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by ingestion.
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C ; on spraying or dispersing, however, much faster.
EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes , the skin and the respiratory tract .
EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
When ingested the substance may have effects on the bladder , resulting in tissue lesions .