METHYL BROMIDE

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
HEARTH FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible below specific conditions. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames. NO contact with aluminium, zinc, magnesium or pure oxygen.
Shut off supply; if not doable and no risk to surroundings, let the fireplace burn itself out; in alternative cases extinguish with – use applicable extinguishing agent .
EXPLOSION Risk of fireside and explosion on contact with aluminium, zinc or magnesium.

In case of fireside: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
•INHALATION Dizziness. Headache. Abdominal pain. Vomiting. Weakness. Hallucinations. Loss of speech. Incoordination. Laboured respiration. Convulsions.
Ventilation, native exhaust, or respiration protection.
Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration might be required. Refer for medical attention.
•SKIN MIGHT BE ABSORBED! Tingling. Itching. Burning sensation. Redness. Blisters. Pain. ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE. (Further see Inhalation).
Cold-insulating gloves. Protective clothing.
ON FROSTBITE: rinse with masses of water, do NOT take away clothes. Rinse skin with masses of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
•EYES Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Temporary loss of vision.
Safety goggles , face defend or eye protection together with respiration protection.
First rinse with lots of water for many minutes (take away contact lenses if simply doable), then take to a doctor.