- Ethyl picrate
- Picryl ethyl ether
- Ethyl 2,4,6-trinitrophenyl ether
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
76 - 78
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE ignition sources and ground all equipment. DO NOT OPERATE RADIO TRANSMITTERS WITHIN 100 meters OF ELECTRIC DETONATORS. DO NOT CLEAN-UP OR DISPOSE OF, EXCEPT UNDER SUPERVISION OF A SPECIALIST.
Use plenty of water - FLOOD it! If water is not available, use carbon dioxide, dry chemical or dirt. Pay special attention to tire fires as re-ignition may occur. Stand by with extinguisher ready.
May explode and throw fragments 1600 meters or more if fire reaches cargo.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Seek medical assistance.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Flush skin with running water for at least 20 minutes.
Flush skin with running water for at least 20 minutes.