Brown crystalline solid with a weak, characteristic odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R: 34 52/53
S: 20 26 28 36/37/39 45 61
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5.8E-4 (25 C)
1.042 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Keep dry in a sealed container.
Protective gloves (PVC or PE) and clothing, safety goggles.
Use extinguishing agent most appropriate for surrounding fire.
Caustic effect on skin, eyes and mucous membranes.
Drink copious amounts of water and provide fresh air. Instantly call for doctor. Do not induce vomiting; instantly call for medical help.
In case of unconsciousness bring patient into stable side position for transport.
Wash with polyethylene glycol and ethanol (2:1). Then wash thoroughly with water and soap.
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult doctor.