Used as a reagent for ketones, aliphatic aldehydes.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R 5 11 20/21/22
S 15 22 36/37
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
210 - 212
Solubility in water
Soluble in cold water.
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed conta
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Eyes: Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Oxidizing agents - strong bases.
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
This material poses an explosion hazard when dry.
Exposure may cause anemia and other blood abnormaliti
May cause cyanosis, characterized by bluish-colored skin. Causes respiratory tract irritat
Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids.