Chloroplatinic acid hexahydrate

  • Hexachloroplatinic acid hexahydrate
  • Dihydrogen hexachloroplatinate hexahydrate
  • Dihydrogen hexachloroplatanate(2-) hexahydrate
Formula
H2(PtCl6).6H2O
Structure
Description
Brown yellow to red solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
18497-13-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
241-010-7
EC Index Number
078-009-00-4
EC Class
toxic, corrosive, sensitizing
R 25 34 42/43
S 22 26 36/37/39 45
RTECS
TP1510000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2507
Beilstein/Gmelin
36361 (G)
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Cl6H2Pt . 6 H2O
Formula mass
517.92
Melting point, °C
150
Density
2.434 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get on skin and clothing. Do not ingest or inhale.
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 gloves to prevent skin exposure.
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.
Disposal code
27
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
None with common materials and contaminants with which the material may reasonably come into contact.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using agent most appropriate for surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause severe gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting and possible burns.
   Inhalation
May cause severe respiratory tract irritation. May cause asthma and shortness of breath.
   Skin
May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which becomes evident upon re-exposure to this material. May cause severe irritation and possible burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. 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 immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately 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
2507
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
III
 
HS Code
2843 90 90