SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE

UN Number: 1080

Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 1080

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Gas
Density (kg/m3)
6.579 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 146.1
Density of gas (kg/m3) 6.579
Boiling Point (°C) -64
Melting Point (°C) -51
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
2100000 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Odour sharp, irritating odour

Transportation data

State liq.compr.gas
IMO class 2(2.2)

Reactivity data

GESAMP Hazard profile

Human toxicity threshold

TLV-TWA 1000
TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 3000 ppm
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 5000 ppm
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 5000 ppm

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 126

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 2-09

LIQUEFIED GASES, NON-FLAMMABLE, NOT COVERED BY OTHER SCHEDULES.

Emergency procedures

Action

Avoid all skin contact.

Spillage on deck

Stop leak if practicable. Let spilt liquid evaporate.

Spillage under deck

Provide adequate ventilation. Stop leak if practicable. Let spilt liquid evaporate.

Fire on deck

Keep adjacent receptacles cool with copious quantities of water. Remove undamaged cooled receptacles to a safe place.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation. Otherwise adopt action as for "On deck".

Special equipment to be carried

Protective gloves.
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Spray nozzles.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

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