Hydrogen chloride for synthesis
MERCK Schuchardt
CAS :7647-01-0
Storage class :2 A
Water pollution class :1
Hazard / Symptom
Hazard Toxic by inhalation. Causes severe burns.
After inhalation toxic. coughing , dyspnoea
After skin contact burns
After eye contact burns ; Risk of corneal clouding.
After swallowing Burns in oesophagus and stomach.
After uptake of large quantities cyanosis , cardiovascular failure respiratory arrest
Additional informations Inhalation may lead to the formation of oedemas in the respiratory tract.
Protective equipments / General working measures
Keep container in a well-ventilated place. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Accidental release measures / Fire-fighting measures
Person-related precautionary measures Do not inhale vapours.
Procedures for cleaning / absorption Seal leak. Remove container into the open. Remove container from danger zone and cool with water. Contain escaping vapours with water.
Environmental-protection measures Do not allow to enter sewerage system.
Suitable extinguishing media In adaption to materials stored in the immediate neighbourhood. Cool containers with water.
First aid
After inhalation fresh air. Summon doctor.
After skin contact wash off with plenty of water. Dab with polyethylene glycol 400. Immediately remove contaminated clothing.
After eye contact rinse out with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes with the eyelid held wide open. Immediately summon eye specialist.
After swallowing make victim drink plenty of water (if necessary several litres), avoid vomiting (risk of perforation!). Immediately summon doctor. Do not attempt to neutralize.
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