Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Decabromodiphenyl oxide is an unreactive, additive flame retardant widely used for its thermal stability and its low cost in thermoplastic resins, thermoset resins, textiles and adhesives. The major applications are in high impact polystyrene, glass reinforced thermoplastic polyester and moulding resins, low density polyethylene extrusion coatings, polypropylene (homo- and copolymers), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene rubber, nylon and polyvinyl chloride.
References of Pentabromophenyl ether cas 1163-19-5
Reported Dose (Normalized Dose)
> 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg)
Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 48(8), Pg. 18, 1983.
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0522261,
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.?
Risk Statements 20/21/22-67-65-63-50/53-48/20-38-11?
R20/21/22:Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.?
R67:Vapours 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:Danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure and harmful by inhalation.?
R38:Irritating to skin.?
Safety Statements: 36/37-62-61-60?
S36/37:Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.?
S62:If swallowed, do not induce vomitting; seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.?
S61:Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions / safety data sheets.?
S60:This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
WGK Germany: 1
Hazard Note: Irritant
HS Code: 29093031