Ammonium nickel sulfate hexahydrate

  • Nickel ammonium sulfate
Formula
Ni(NH4)2(SO4)2.6H2O
Structure
Description
Blue-green crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7785-20-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
239-793-5
R 49 22 43
RTECS
WS6061000
RTECS class
Tumorigen
UN (DOT)
9138
Merck
12,566
Beilstein/Gmelin
8881 (G)
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
H20N2NiO14S2
Formula mass
286.88
Vapor pressure, mmHg
46 (100 C)
Density
1.923 g/cm3 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.5196 (15 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stability
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of sulfur, nickel oxide, ammonia.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.
Fire potential
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
0.1 mg/m3 TLV
Carcinogin
G-A4, I-1, N-1, CP65
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May cause allergic respiratory reaction.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May cause severe irritation and possible burns. May cause dermatitis.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
9138
Response guide
Hazard class
9.2