Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Synonym: methyl tribromide
Section 3 — Hazards Identification
Call a physician, seek medical attention for further treatment, observation and support after first aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air at once. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration immediately.
Eye: Immediately flush with fresh water for 15 minutes.
External: Wash continuously with fresh water for 15 minutes.
Internal: Induce vomiting, then give 2 Tbs. activated carbon in 8 oz. of water. Call a physician or poison control at once.
Section 4 — First Aid Measures
Section 7 — Handling and Storage
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear chemical splash goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and chemical-resistant apron.
Use ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below exposure limits. Always wear a NIOSH-approved respirator with proper
cartridges or a positive pressure, air-supplied respirator when handling this material in emergency situations (spill or fire).
Exposure guidelines: TWA 0.5 ppm, (OSHA)
Colorless to yellow liquid w/Chloroform-like odor.
Moderately toxic by ingestion, skin contact and inhalation. Lachrymator.
Irritating to eyes; skin and mucous membranes.
A solid below 47 F.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
When heated to decomposition, emits highly toxic fumes of Bromine.
Fire Fighting Instructions: Use triclass, dry chemical fire extinguisher. Firefighters should wear PPE
and SCBA with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel from area and ventilate area. Contain spill with sand or absorbent material; deposit in sealed bag or
container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #4. Store with ethers, ketones, halogenated hydrocarbons and ethylene oxide.
Use and dispen