- Hydrogen tetrachloroaurate(III)
- Chloroauric acid
- Tetrachloroauric(III) acid
Yellow hygroscopic crystals.
Photography, gold-plating, gilding glass and porcelain, production of ruby glass.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
26 36/37/39 45
Japan ENCS (MITI)
3.9 g/cm3 (25 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator.
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures. Protect from moisture. Sensitive to light.
Decomposes on heating to chlorine gas, hydrogen chloride and metallic gold.
Extinguish using Dry chemical powder. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Corrosive. Causes burns. May cause sensitization by skin contact.
May be harmful if swallowed.
Material is extremely destructive to the tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
Causes burns. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician immediately. Do not induce vomiting.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
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.