2,6-Dibromophenol

Formula
C6H4Br2O
Structure
Description
Off-white chunks

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
608-33-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-161-0
EC Class
irritant
R 20/21/22 36/37/38
S 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
2043614
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-01064
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H4Br2O
Formula mass
251.90
Melting point, °C
55 - 56
Boiling point, °C
255

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
HS Code
2908 10 00