Iodine, solution 0.5% I2 + 0.5% KI

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Hazard information

  • Hazard statements
    • Harmful in contact with skin.
    • Causes skin irritation.
    • Causes serious eye irritation.
    • Harmful if inhaled.
    • May cause respiratory irritation.
    • Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
    • Very toxic to aquatic life.
  • Precautionary statements
    • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray.
    • Avoid release to the environment.
    • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    • Get Medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
    • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.