HYDROGEN IODIDE

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
HEARTH FIGHTING

FIREPLACE Not flamable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a very fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION
EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
•INHALATION Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Symptoms may be delayed (see Notes).
Closed system and ventilation.
Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention.
•SKIN Redness. Skin burns. Pain. Blisters. (See Inhalation). ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.
Cold-insulating gloves. Protective clothing.
ON FROSTBITE: rinse with masses of water, do NOT take away garments. Refer for medical attention.
•EYES Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.
Face defend or eye protection together with respiratory protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if simply attainable), then take to a doctor.
•INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke throughout work.