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Synonyms & Trade Names
Triiodomethane
CAS No.
75-47-8
RTECS No.
PB7000000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CHI3
Conversion
1 ppm = 16.10 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.6 ppm (10 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Yellow to greenish-yellow powder or crystalline solid with a pungent, disagreeable odor. [antiseptic for external use]
Molecular Weight
393.7
Boiling Point
410°F (Decomposes)
Melting Point
246°F
Solubility
0.01%
Vapor Pressure
?
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
4.01
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, lithium, metallic salts (e.g., mercuric oxide, silver nitrate), strong bases, calomel, tannin
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin; lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), dizziness, nausea, incoordination, central nervous system depression; dyspnea (breathing difficulty); liver, kidney, heart damage; visual disturbance
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, liver, kidneys, heart
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION
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