Gallium antimonide

  • Gallium monoantimonide
  • Antimony, compd. with gallium (1:1)
Formula
Ga.Sb
Structure
Description
Black crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
12064-03-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
235-058-8
20/22 51/53
UN (DOT)
1549
Beilstein/Gmelin
13592 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
GaSb
Formula mass
191.48
Melting point, °C
712
Density
5.5 - 5.7 g/cm3
Thermal expansion
6.2E-6/K

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Nature of decomposition products not known.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Dangerous for the environment. Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed. Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.
UN number
1549
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III