Dibromodichloromethane

Formula
CBr2Cl2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
594-18-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-829-4
Beilstein/Gmelin
1732545
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00082

Properties.
Formula
CBr2Cl2
Formula mass
242.72
Melting point, °C
38
Boiling point, °C
135
Vapor pressure, mmHg
12 (25 C)
Density
2.42 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
2.94 cp (20 C)
Refractive index
1.5525 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.44
Heat of vaporization
36.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
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.
Protection
Wear appropriate safety goggles, protective clothing and gloves.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled
   Skin
May cause irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. 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. Get medical aid.

Transport.
36. Halogenated hydrocarbons