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Carbon tetrabromide

Synonyms & Trade Names
Carbon bromide, Methane tetrabromide, Tetrabromomethane
CAS No.
558-13-4
RTECS No.
FG4725000
DOT ID & Guide
2516 151
Formula
CBr4
Conversion
1 ppm = 13.57 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3) ST 0.3 ppm (4 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless to yellow-brown crystals with a slight odor.
MW:
331.7
BP:
374°F
MLT: 194°F
Sol:
0.02%
VP(205°F): 40 mmHg
IP:
10.31 eV
Sp.Gr:
3.42
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, hexacyclohexyldilead, lithium
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; lacrimation (discharge of tears); lung, liver, kidney injury; in animals: corneal damage
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, liver, kidneys
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: Daily
Remove: No recommendation
Change: Daily
Provide: Eyewash
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0474
 
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