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Methyl bromideCH3Br

Hazard identification number:26
Warning sign
  • 26
  • 1062
Hazard signs
Occupational exposure limit
  • TWA (ppm) 1
  • TWA (mg/m3) 3.9
  • H: 280
    Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
  • H: 301
    Toxic if swallowed
  • H: 315
    Causes skin irritation
  • H: 319
    Causes serious eye irritation
  • H: 330
    Fatal if inhaled
  • H: 335
    May cause respiratory irritation
  • H: 341
    Suspected of causing genetic defects.

  • H: 373
    May cause damage to organs (state all organs affected, if known) through prolonged or repeated exposure (state route of exposure if it is conclusively
    proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard)

  • H: 400
    Very toxic to aquatic life
  • H: 420
    Harms public health and the environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmosphere
Melting point:-136.588 °F
Boiling Point:39.2 °F
Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):0,0039739 (0°C) g/cm3
Ionization:10.541 ± 0.003 eV
Flash Point:381.2 °F
Ignition Temperature:995 °F
Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):1890 hPa
Lower Explosive Limit:8,6 Vol.-%
Upper Explosive Limit:20 Vol.-%
Hazardous Effects:M
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Diamond-Red1Flammability: Flammable when heated 
Diamond-Yellow0Instability: No danger for normal conditions 
Diamond-Blue3Health: Very dangerous 
Also known as:
  • Bromomethane
  • bromomethane Methyl Bromide
  • Methyl bromide
  • Monobromomethane

Suitable products for Methyl bromide CH3Br

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Automatic tube pump

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  • ideal for a high number of strokes
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Manual tube pump

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