Praxair Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Chemical Formula: CH3Br
Emergencies: * 1-800-363-0042
Praxair Canada Inc.
1 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M2
*Call emergency numbers 24 hours a day only for spills, leaks, fire, exposure, or accidents involving this
product. For routine information, contact your supplier or Praxair sales representative.
2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
(Rat, 8 hrs.)
(Rat, 4 hrs.)
3. Hazards Identification
Toxic, flammable liquid and gas under pressure. May be fatal if inhaled. Harmful if absorbed
through the skin. May cause, lung, liver, kidney, and central nervous system damage.
Causes eye and skin burns. Symptoms may be delayed. Can catch fire. Self-contained
breathing apparatus must be worn by rescue workers.
THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE: TLV-TWA Data from 2007 Guide to Occupational Exposure Values (ACGIH).
TLV-TWAs should be used as a guide in the control of health hazards and not as fine lines between safe and
Exposure to vapour is irritating to the respiratory tract with the possibility of pulmonary
edema. May cause abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, headache, mental
confusion, and tremors. Additionally may cause liver, kidney, and central nervous system
damage with paralysis, convulsion, coma, brain damage, and psychological disturbances.
EFFECTS OF A SINGLE (ACUTE) OVEREXPOSURE:
Inhalation. Swallowing. Skin absorption. Skin c