- Lead diazide
- Lead azide
- Lead(2+) azide
- RD 1333
Needles or white powder.
Used as a primer in explosives.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
EC Index Number
Explosive; Toxic for reproduction Category 1; Toxic for reproduction Category 3; Harmful; Danger of cumulative effects; Dangerous for the Environment
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
4.7 g/cm3 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep spilled material wet. Wet spilled material before picking it up. Do not attempt to sweep up dry material.
Dangerously explosive. Do not fight fires in a cargo of explosives. Evacuate area and let burn.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
50 µg/m3 PEL
G-A3, I-2B, CP65
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
Avoid any skin contact. See Inhalation.
Seek medical assistance.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove material from skin immediately. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
USCG CHRIS Code
Std. Transport #