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Name Decabromodiphenyl oxide
CAS 1163-19-5
EINECS(EC#) 214-604-9
Molecular Formula C12Br10O
MDL Number MFCD00000059
Molecular Weight 959.17
MOL File 1163-19-5.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance DBDPO is a white to off-white powder. A polybrominated biphenyl.
Melting point  >300 °C(lit.)
mp  >300 °C(lit.)
Boiling point  425°C
bp  425°C
density  3 g/cm3
refractive index  1.5000 (estimate)
Fp  -12 °C
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  <0.0001mg/l
Stability: Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Water Solubility  <0.1 g/100 mL at 20 ºC
BRN  2188438
CAS DataBase Reference 1163-19-5(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 3 (Vol. 48, 71) 1999
EPA Substance Registry System 1163-19-5(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  Xn,Xi,N,F
Risk Statements 

R20/21/22:Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed .
R67:Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
R65:Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed.
R63:Possible risk of harm to the unborn child.
R50/53:Very Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment .
R48/20:Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation .
R38:Irritating to the skin.
R11:Highly Flammable.

Safety Statements 

S36/37:Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves .
S62:If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label .
S61:Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions safety data sheet .
S60:This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste .

RIDADR  3152
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  KN3525000
Hazard Note  Irritant
HazardClass  9
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29093031
Safety Profile

Questionable carcinogen with experimental neoplastigenic data. Experimental reproductive effects. Used as a flame retardant for thermoplastics. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of Br-. See also ETHERS and BROMIDES

Hazardous Substances Data 1163-19-5(Hazardous Substances Data)

Review IARC: Group 3 IMEMDT 48,73,90; Animal Limited Evidence IMEMDT 48,73,90. NTP Carcinogenesis Studies (feed); Some Evidence: rat NTPTR* NTP-TR-309,86; (feed); Equivocal Evidence: mouse NTPTR* NTP-TR-309,86. Polybrominated biphenyl compounds ar

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