Dechlorane plus

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  • Dechlorane 605
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  • Dechlorane plus 25
  • Dechlorane plus 35
  • Dechlorane plus 515
Formula
C18H12Cl12
Structure
Description
Free-flowing, white, odorless powder.
Uses
Fire retardant for plastics.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13560-89-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-948-9
RTECS
IO1430000
RTECS class
Other
Merck
12,2908
Beilstein/Gmelin
2195908
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-01783
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H12Cl12
Formula mass
653.73
Melting point, °C
350
Density
1.8 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a clean, dry, well ventilated area. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
Use normal safety precautions and good industrial hygein practices.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved positive pressure SCBA and full protective equipment.
Small spills/leaks
Scoop and sweep up all spilled material. Place in a marked disposal containear. Clean up area on a dry basis.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Not highly toxic toxic.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation.
   Skin
May cause irritation.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
CLF
 
36 Halogenated hydrocarbons