4.7 - exhibit LH (cont.)
4.7.9 - Physical and chemical properties
Evaporation rate (ether=1)
Solubility in water
Solubility in other solvents
Decomposition temperature Not available
4.7.10 - Stability and reactivity
Materials to avoid
Conditions to avoid
4.7.11 - Toxicological information
Note: The following data refers to LiBr 55%
1. Rat oral LD50
2. Rabbit dermal LD50
3. Rat inhalation LC50
4. Eye irritation (rabbit)
5. Dermal irritation (rabbit)
6. Dermal sensitization (guinea pig)
Effects of overexposure
Mild irritant to intact skin
May irritate the upper respiratory tract
May cause vomiting, nausea, diarrhea
and ataxia. Slurred speech, blurred vision,
dizziness, sensory loss, convulsions and
stupor may occur in cases of large intake.
Repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis. Repeated oral
intake of bromides (> 9 mg/kg body weight/day) may affect the
central nervous system. Warning symptoms include mental
dullness, slurred speech, weakened memory, apathy, anorexia,
constipation, drowsiness and loss of sensitivity to touch and pain.
Not mutagenic by the Ames Test
- Not known to be a carcinogen.
- Not classified by IARC.
- Not included in NTP 9th Report on Carcinogens.
Clear, colourless to yellow liquid,
2.1 mm Hg at 20°C (55%)
70 g/100 ml at 101°C
Miscible with methanol, ethanol
Stable under normal conditions
Will not occur
>5.1 mg/l/4 hour
Not a sensitizer
4.7.12 - Ecological information
96 hour - LC50, Fish
72 hour - EC50, Marine alga
48 hour - EC50, Marine invertebrate
4.7.13 - Disposal considerations
Avoid access to streams, lakes or ponds. Observe all federal,
state and local environmental regulations when disposing of
4.7.14 - Transportation information
4.7.15 - Regulatory information
Reported in EINECS (No. 2314398)
Indication of danger
Irritant, symbol required (Xi)
R 41: Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S 26: In case of contact with eyes,
rinse immediately with plenty of water
and seek medical advice.
S 39 : Wear eye/face protection.
Listed in AICS
Reported in the EPA TSCA Inventory
Listed in DSL
Listed in MITI (ENCS No.1-110)
Listed in ECL (KE-22549)
Listed in PICCS
4.7.16 - other information
This data sheet contains changes from the previous version in
section(s) 4.7.12 et 4.7.15.
The HSE Policy of Dead Sea Bromine Group
Dead Sea Bromine Group (DSBG) is the world's largest
producer of elemental bromine and a recognized leader in the
development and supply of bromine compounds.
DSBG is committed to responsibly manage its products at all
stages of their life cycle in order to protect human health and
This responsibility applies throughout development, manufacture,
transportation, use, recycle and disposal of DSBG products.