Gold chloride hydrochloride trihydrate
- Gold acid chloride trihydrate
- Aurate(1-), tetrachloro-, hydrogen, trihydrate
- Auric chloride, hydrochloride, trihydrate
Odorless orange chunks
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
3.9 g/cm3 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool place in the original container and protect from sunlight. Keep refrigerated. Store in a tightly closed container.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Keep container tightly closed. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Do not ingest or inhale.
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 protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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.
Wear a self contained breathing apparatus and appropriate Personal protection. (See Exposure Controls, Personal Protection section). Carefully scoop up and place into appropriate disposal container.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Hydrogen chloride, chlorine.
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.
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause sensitization dermatitis and possible destruction and/or ulceration.
May cause severe gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting and possible burns. In general, gold compounds may cause bone marrow depression and kidney
May cause severe irritation of the upper respiratory tract with pain, burns, and inflammation.
May cause skin irritation. May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which becomes evident upon re-exposure to this material. May be absorbed through the skin. May cause skin burns.
May cause eye irritation. May cause eye burns.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
I; II; III