Iron(III) hydroxide oxide
- Ferric oxide hydroxide
- a-Iron hydroxide
- Iron monohydroxide monooxide
- Iron oxide yellow
- Ferrous acid
- C.I. 77492
Fine, yellow, odorless powder.
Substance is used in purifying water.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Hazards and Protection.
Store containers closed in ambient location.
Safety glasses with side shields or goggles. Rubber gloves.
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying respirator as needed to control exposure.
Carefully contain spilled material. Deposit spilled material in appropriate waste container. Wash spill area with soap and water.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Fight surrounding fire.
OSHA PEL 15 mg/m3 (Iron oxide)
Persons with respiratory conditions may be at increased risk.
May cause mechanical irritation to eyes.
None needed for small amounts. For large amounts, if conscious, give water to drink and induce vomiting. Call physician.
Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult give oxygen. See physician.
Flush skin with soap and water for at least 15 min.
Flush eyes with water for at least 15 min. See physician if irritation persists.