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TRICHLORO-S-TRIAZINETRIONE, DRY

5.1 - Oxidizer
Chemical Identifiers | Hazards | Response Recommendations | Physical Properties | Regulatory Information | Alternate Chemical Names

Chemical Identifiers

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CAS Number UN/NA Number DOT Hazard Label USCG CHRIS Code
  • 87-90-1
  • Oxidizer
NFPA 704
Diamond Hazard Value Description
0
2 2
ox
Blue Health 2 Can cause temporary incapacitation or residual injury.
Red Flammability 0 Will not burn under typical fire conditions.
Yellow Instability 2 Readily undergoes violent chemical changes at elevated temperatures and pressures.
White Special OX Possesses oxidizing properties.
(NFPA, 2010)
NIOSH Pocket Guide International Chem Safety Card
none
General Description
A white slightly hygroscopic crystalline powder or lump solid with a mild chlorine-like odor. Said to have 85 percent available chlorine. Decomposes at 225°C. Moderately toxic by ingestion. May irritate skin and eyes. Active ingredient in household dry bleaches. Used in swimming pools as a disinfectant .

Hazards

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Reactivity Alerts
Air & Water Reactions
Slightly hygroscopic [Hawley]. Slightly soluble in water. May react with water releasing gaseous chlorine. If mixed with a small amount of water, the concentrated solution (with pH at about 2.0) may explode due to the evolution of unstable nitrogen trichloride. (explanation in Bretherick 5th ed.)
Fire Hazard
Special Hazards of Combustion Products: Toxic chlorine or nitrogen trichloride may be formed in fires.

Behavior in Fire: Containers may explode when heated. (USCG, 1999)
Health Hazard
Inhalation causes sneezing and coughing. Contact with dust causes moderate irritation of eyes and itching and redness of skin. Ingestion causes burns of mouth and stomach. (USCG, 1999)
Reactivity Profile
TRICHLORO-S-TRIAZINETRIONE, [DRY, CONTAINING > 39% AVAILABLE CHLORINE] is an oxidizer. It reacts with combustible materials or ammonium salts, resulting in fire. It is thermally unstable, and reacts with small amounts of water to release toxic chlorine gas and explosive nitrogen trichloride. Reaction of this compound with ammonia or amines also produces nitrogen trichloride. This compound reacts explosively with calcium hypochlorite and water. [NFPA 49, 14th ed. 2010]
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents

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Response Recommendations

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Isolation and Evacuation
Excerpt from ERG Guide 140 [Oxidizers]:

As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area in all directions for at least 50 meters (150 feet) for liquids and at least 25 meters (75 feet) for solids.

LARGE SPILL: Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 100 meters (330 feet).

FIRE: If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions. (ERG, 2016)
Firefighting
Fire Extinguishing Agents: Water in large amounts (USCG, 1999)
Non-Fire Response
Excerpt from ERG Guide 140 [Oxidizers]:

Keep combustibles (wood, paper, oil, etc.) away from spilled material. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Do not get water inside containers.

SMALL DRY SPILL: With clean shovel, place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.

SMALL LIQUID SPILL: Use a non-combustible material like vermiculite or sand to soak up the product and place into a container for later disposal.

LARGE SPILL: Dike far ahead of liquid spill for later disposal. Following product recovery, flush area with water. (ERG, 2016)
Protective Clothing
Dust mask or chlorine canister mask; goggles; rubber gloves (USCG, 1999)
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No information available.
First Aid
INHALATION: remove victim to fresh air.

EYES: irrigate with running water for 15 min.; call physician.

SKIN: flush with water.

INGESTION: induce vomiting and call physician. (USCG, 1999)

Physical Properties

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Chemical Formula:
  • C3Cl3N3O3
Flash Point: data unavailable
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): data unavailable
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): data unavailable
Autoignition Temperature: data unavailable
Melting Point: data unavailable
Vapor Pressure: data unavailable
Vapor Density (Relative to Air): data unavailable
Specific Gravity: greater than 1 at 68 ° F (est) (USCG, 1999)
Boiling Point: data unavailable
Molecular Weight: 232.5 (USCG, 1999)
Water Solubility: data unavailable
Ionization Potential: data unavailable
IDLH: data unavailable

AEGLs (Acute Exposure Guideline Levels)

No AEGL information available.

ERPGs (Emergency Response Planning Guidelines)

No ERPG information available.

PACs (Protective Action Criteria)

Chemical PAC-1 PAC-2 PAC-3
Trichloroisocyanuric acid (87-90-1) 1.2 mg/m3 13 mg/m3 80 mg/m3
(DOE, 2016)

Regulatory Information

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EPA Consolidated List of Lists

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DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

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