- Halowax 1014
White solid with an aromatic odor.
Used as an inert component of resins for coating or impregnating textiles, wood paper for flame and waterproofing and fungicidal and insecticidal properties.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3E-8 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
1.78 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Storage and handling: materials. Which can decomp into toxic components due to contact with heat. Acids, or acid fumes, should be stored in cool, well-ventilated place, out of direct rays of sun, away from fire hazard, and should be periodically inspected and monitored. Incompatible materials. Isolated from each other.
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.
Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any reasonable probability of skin contact. Wear eye protection to prevent any possibility of eye contact.
Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode. Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained breathing apparatus operated in pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode.
Should a spill occur while you are handling this chemical, FIRST REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF IGNITION, then you should dampen the solid spill material with 60-70% ethanol and transfer the dampened material to a suitable container. Use absorbent paper dampened with 60-70% ethanol to pick up any remaining material. Seal the absorbent paper, and any of your clothes, which may be contaminated, in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Solvent wash all contaminated surfaces with 60-70% ethanol followed by washing with a soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminated area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing and reducing agents Incompatible with some amines, nitrides, azo/diazo compounds, alkali metals, and epoxides.
Toxic gases and vapors (such as hydrogen chloride and carbon monoxide) may be released when hexachloronaphthalene decomposes.
Fires involving this material can be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.
Toxic gases and vapors (such as hydrogen chloride, phosgene, and carbon monoxide) may be released in a fire involving hexachloronaphthalene.
NIOSH REL: TWA 0.2 mg/m3 [skin] OSHA PEL: TWA 0.2 mg/m3 [skin] IDLH 2 mg/m3
CNS depression and coma may be seen.
Exposure Routes: inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact Symptoms: Acne-form dermatitis, nausea, confusion, jaundice, coma Target Organs: Skin, liver.
If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. MMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital.
IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used.
IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital for treatment after washing the affected areas.
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.
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