Clear, deep red liquid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
139 - 140
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.04 (25 C)
1.08 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
0.10 g/L (25 C)
1.0640 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Store at 2 - 8 C. Keep container tightly closed.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases.
Oxides of carbon.
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract. Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.