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2,4,6-TRIBROMOPHENOL

ICSC: 1563

2,4,6-TBP
C6H3Br3O
Molecular mass: 330.8
ICSC #    1563
CAS #     118-79-6
RTECS # SN1225000
October 28, 2004 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Not combustible.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.
STRICT HYGIENE!

 •INHALATION
Avoid inhalation of dust.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Sweep spilled substance into containers. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.


ICSC: 1563 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

2,4,6-TRIBROMOPHENOL

ICSC: 1563

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE TO PINK POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 286°C
Melting point: 95.5°C
Density: 2.55
g/cm3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25°C: 0.007
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.007
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 2.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.13

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

This substance may be hazardous in the environment; special attention should be given to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish.

N O T E S

Do NOT take working clothes home.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1563 2,4,6-TRIBROMOPHENOL
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.
 
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