Potassium dichloro-s-triazinetrione

  • Potassium dichloroisocyanurate
  • Troclosene potassium
  • Dichloro-1,3,5-triazinetrione, potassium salt
  • Dichloro-1.3.5-triazine-2.4.6(1H,3H,5H)-trione, potassium salt
Formula
C3Cl2KN3O3
Structure
Description
White solid with an odor of chlorine.
Uses
Sanitizer in water treatment, esp for swimming pools, bleach & sanitizer in household, indust laundry products & in other cleaning products, chlorinating agent in the prepn of wool for printing, chemical intermediate for complex with trichloroisocyanuric acid, topical antiinfective.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2244-21-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-828-8
EC Index Number
613-030-00-X
EC Class
Oxidising; Harmful; Contact with acids liberates toxic gas; Irritant; Dangerous for the Environment
RTECS
XZ1850000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Human Data; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2465
Merck
12,9896
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
EPA OPP
81403
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4593
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3Cl2KN3O3
Formula mass
236.06
Melting point, °C
250
Decomposition point, °C
250
Density
0.96 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
10-50 mg/ml

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
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 protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep combustibles (wood, paper, oil, etc.) away from spilled material. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Do not get water inside containers. Small Dry SpillsWith clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area. Small Liquid SpillsUse a non-combustible material like vermiculite, sand or earth to soak up the product and place into a container for later disposal. LARGE SPILLS: Dike far ahead of liquid spill for later disposal. Following product recovery, flush area with water.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fire Extinguishing Agents: Water
Fire potential
These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
Hazards
May explode from heat or contamination. May react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). May ignite combustibles.
Combustion products
May form toxic chlorine and other gases in fire Decomposition can be initiated with a heat source and can propagate throughout the mass with the evolution of dense fumes.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
2
 
 
Special
O

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion may cause severe injury, burns, or death.
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause injury, burns, death.
   Skin
Contact may result in injury, burns and death.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. 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. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician.
   Inhalation
IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used.
   Skin
IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.
   Eyes
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.

Transport.
UN number
2465
Response guide
Hazard class
5.1
Packing Group
II
 
USCG CHRIS Code
PDT