Bismuth basic carbonate

  • Bismuth subcarbonate
  • Bismuth carbonate oxide
  • Bismuth oxycarbonate
  • Bismuthyl carbonate
  • Bismuthine, [carbonylbis(oxy)]bis[oxo-
Formula
(BiO)2CO3
Description
white powder

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5892-10-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
227-567-9
R: 38 41
Merck
12,1324
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8243
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
CBi2O5
Formula mass
509.97

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.
D2B
Protection
Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
Small spills/leaks
Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use media most appropriate for surrounding fire to extinguish.
Fire potential
Not flammable.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
5
Exposure effects
Very hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness, watering, and itching. Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling, reddening, or, occasionally, blistering. Passes through the placental barrier in human. Due to the presence of dark line on gums, chronic bismuth toxicity may complicate diagnosis of chronic lead toxicity.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention immediately.
   Eyes
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

Transport.