Synonyms & Trade NamesDactin, DDH, Halane
DOT ID & Guide
NIOSH RELTWA 0.2 mg/m3 ST 0.4 mg/m3
OSHA PELTWA 0.2 mg/m3 See Appendix G
Physical DescriptionWhite powder with a chlorine-like odor.
Upper Exposive Limit?
Lower Explosive Limit?
Incompatibilities & ReactivitiesWater, strong acids, easily oxidized materials such as ammonia salts & sulfides
Exposure Routesinhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptomsirritation eyes, mucous membrane, respiratory system
Target OrgansEyes, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
First Aid(See procedures)
Skin:Soap wash promptly
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Up to 2 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator
Up to 5 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece
Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted canister providing protection against the compound of concern and having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
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Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus
- Page last reviewed:April 11, 2016
- Page last updated:April 11, 2016
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Education and Information Division