Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Boiling point, °C
52 - 54 (0.3 - 0.5 torr)
Solubility in water
1.5125 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry location in a tightly sealed container.
Where protective equipment when handling.
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.
NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator.
Wear protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb and shovel into a bag for subsequent disposal. Provide adequate ventilation and wash site after pickup is complete.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Hydrogen, oxides of carbon, oxides of nitrogen.
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.
Severe elevated body temperature may develop. Elevated blood pressure and rapid heart rate are common. Agitation, confusion, paranoia, delirium, hallucinations, restlessness, hyperactivity, talkativeness, irritability, insomnia, and headache are common. Chorea, dystonia, fasciculations, muscle rigidity, tics, and tremors may develop. Seizures and coma may occur with severe intoxication. Other neurological effects have included stroke and cerebral vasculitis. Serotonin syndrome has occurred.
Vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, anorexia and gastrointestinal hemorrhage may occur.
Tachypnea is common. Pulmonary hypertension has been associated with chronic use or abuse which may result from contaminants. Pulmonary edema and ards are unusual complications of severe exposure.
The skin is usually flushed and diaphoretic.
Do not induce emesis. Activated charcoal: administer charcoal as a slurry (240 ml water/30 g charcoal). Usual dose: 25 to 100 g in adults/adolescents.
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.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
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.