- Iridium trioxide
- Iridium sesquioxide
- Diiridium trioxide
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
PVC or other plastic material gloves. Safety glasses with side-shields.
Eliminate all ignition sources. Absorb and/or contain spill with inert materials (e.g., sand, vermiculite). Then place in appropriate container. For large spills, use water spray to disperse vapors, flush spill area. Prevent runoff from entering waterways or sewers.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Oxidizing and spontaneously flammable products.
Use dry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol foam to extinguish. Water mist may be used to cool closed containers. wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.
Burning produces irritant fumes.
Chronic exposure may cause nausea and vomiting, higher exposure causes unconsciousness.
May be harmful if swallowed.
May cause irritation of respiratory tract.
May cause allergic skin reaction. May cause skin irritation and/or dermatitis.
Avoid contact with eyes.
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
Move to fresh air. Call a physician immediately.
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.