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First-aid measures

Eyes: Flush with large volumes of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.

Skin: Wash with large volumes of soap and water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation develops, get medical attention.

Ingestion: If conscious, give person 1 to 2glasses of water. Get medical attention immediately.

Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air. Get medical attention.

Antidotes: No information available.

Notes to Physicians and/or Protection for First-Aiders: No information available.

Additional Information: No information available.

Fire-fighting measures

Flammable Limits in Air (% by Volume): Not available.

Flash Point: Not applicable.

Autoignition Temperature: Not available.

Extinguishing Media: All conventional media are suitable.

Fire Fighting Instructions: Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent skin and eye contact in fire situations.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Under fire conditions, toxic and irritating fumes may be emitted.

Flammability Classification: Non-flammable solid.

Known or Anticipated Hazardous Products of: Hydrogen bromide and/or bromine.

Combustion: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.

Additional Information: No information available.

Accidental release measures

Accidental Release Measures: Wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, carefully sweep up material and place in suitable labeled containers for disposal.

Personal Precautions: See Exposure Controls / Personal Protection.

Environmental Precautions: Based on comparison to similar compounds, the Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that this compound may be toxic to aquatic organisms. Do not release this compound into U.S. waters.

Additional Information No information available

Handling and storage

Handling: Use appropriate personal protection equipment. Avoid eye, skin and clothing contact. Avoid breathing dust. Avoid repeated and prolonged contact. Avoid creating a dusting situation.

Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible materials. Keep container tightly closed.

Other Precautions: No information available

Additional Information: No information available

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
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Proper shipping name and description:
Not regulated
Chemical name:
Benzene, 1,1'-(1,2-ethanediyl)bis-, brominated
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
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Proper shipping name and description:
Not regulated
Chemical name:
Benzene, 1,1'-(1,2-ethanediyl)bis-, brominated
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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Proper Shipping Name: Not regulated
ID Number: N/A
Labels: N/A
Packaging Exceptions: N/A
Bulk Packaging: N/A
Air Cargo Limit: N/A
Other Stowage: N/A
Hazard Class: N/A
Packing Group: N/A
Special Provisions: N/A
Non-Bulk Packaging: N/A
Passenger Air/Rail Limit: N/A
Vessel Stowage: N/A
Reportable Quantity: N/A

Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering Controls: No information available.
Ventilation Requirements: Use local exhaust to minimize dusting. Use mechanical ventilation for general area control.

Personal Protective Equipment:
Eye/Face Protection: Chemical safety glasses with side shields or chemical safety goggles.
Skin Protection: Rubber gloves. Clothing designed to minimize skin contact.
Respiratory Protection: When using this compound and exposure through inhalation is likely, wear a NIOSH/MSHA approved Category 21C air-purifying respirator equipped with a full face piece and high efficiency particulate filters or a Category 21C powered air-purifying respiratory equipped with a tight-fitting facepiece and high efficiency particulate filters. Consult the OSHA respiratory protection information located at29CFR 1910.134 and the American National Standard Institute's Practices of Respiratory Protection Z88.2.

Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: No information available.

Exposure Guidelines: Composition/Information on Ingredients.

Work Hygienic Practices: Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Additional Information: No information available

Stability and reactivity

Stability: Stable under normal conditions of handling and use.

Conditions to Avoid: None.

Incompatibility With Other Materials: Strong oxidizers.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: Thermal decomposition may produce the following: Hydrogen bromide and/or bromine, Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

Conditions to Avoid: None.

Additional Information: No information available.

Disposal considerations

Dispose of waste at an approved chemical disposal facility in compliance with all current Local, State/Province, Federal/Canadian laws and regulations.

Additional Information: No information available