Material Safety Data Sheet
Thionyl bromide

ACC# 12624
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification
MSDS Name: Thionyl bromide
Catalog Numbers: AC388390000
Thionyl dibromide
Company Identification:

              Acros Organics N.V.
              One Reagent Lane
              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information in North America, call: 800-ACROS-01
For emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC: 800-424-9300

Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
507-16-4 Thionyl bromide 208-064-3

Section 3 - Hazards Identification


Not available.
Target Organs: Respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, eyes, skin.

Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye burns. Lachrymator (substance which increases the flow of tears).
Skin: Harmful if absorbed through the skin. Causes skin burns.
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
Inhalation: Harmful if inhaled. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
Chronic: Not available.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures

Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid imme diately.
Skin: Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Get medical aid immediately.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures

General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Water reactive. Material will react with water and may release a flammable and/or toxic gas.
Extinguishing Media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide. DO NOT USE WATER!
Flash Point: Not available.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: Not published.

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container. Do not expose spill to water. Do not let this chemical enter the environment.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling: Do not allow water to get into the container because of violent reaction. Do not breathe dust, mist, or vapor. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale. Use and store under nitrogen. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area. Store protected from moisture.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection

Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Thionyl bromide none listed none listed none listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: Thionyl bromide: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear chemical splash goggles.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State: Liquid
Appearance: Not available.
Odor: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: 10mmHg @31 deg C
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 48 deg C @20mmHg
Freezing/Melting Point:-52 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: Reacts.
Specific Gravity/Density:2.683
Molecular Formula:Br2OS
Molecular Weight:207.87

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability: Moisture sensitive.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, light, exposure to moist air or water.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of sulfur, hydrogen bromide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

CAS# 507-16-4 unlisted.
Not available.

CAS# 507-16-4: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No data available.
Teratogenicity: No data available.
Reproductive Effects: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity: No data available. No information available.
Environmental: No information available.
Physical: No information available.
Other: Do not empty into drains.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O .S.* No information available.
Hazard Class: 8
UN Number: UN3264
Packing Group: I

Section 15 - Regulatory Information


     CAS# 507-16-4 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
Section 313      No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
     CAS# 507-16-4 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
Risk Phrases:

     R 14 Reacts violently with water.
     R 20/21/22 Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if
     R 29 Contact with water liberates toxic gas.
     R 34 Causes burns.

Safety Phrases:

     S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of
     water and seek medical advice.
     S 36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face pr
     S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice
     immediately (show the label where possible).
     S 8 Keep container dry.

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 507-16-4: No information available.
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 507-16-4 is listed on Canada's NDSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     not available.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 1/19/2006
Revision #1 Date: 3/26/2008

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