Bismuth hydroxide

  • Bismuth acid
  • Bismon
Formula
Bi(OH)3
Structure
Description
White-yellow amorphous powder
Uses
Used as a absorbent for rutin and quercetin.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10361-43-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-790-2
Merck
12,1306
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
BiH3O3
Formula mass
260
Melting point, °C
 
Boiling point, °C
 
Density
4.962 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Very slightly soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Protection
Safety glasses, lab coat, gloves, dust respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Use appropriate tools to collected spilled solid and transfer to a waste container. Clean area with water.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fight surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Not flammable.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Hazardous in case of ingestion.
   Inhalation
Irritant.
   Skin
Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact - irritant.
   Eyes
Irritant.

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 are swallowed, seek immediate medical help.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Administer O2 if breathing is difficult. Perform artificial respiration if not breathing.
   Skin
Wash with soap and water. Cover irritated skin with emollient and get medical attention.
   Eyes
Check and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Warm water should be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

Transport.