Lead(II) formate

Formula
Pb(CHO2)2
Structure
Description
white prisms or needles

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
811-54-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
212-371-8
UN (DOT)
2291
Merck
12,5426
Beilstein/Gmelin
3688908
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00003
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8262
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
2CHO2*Pb
Formula mass
297.24
Decomposition point, °C
190
Density
4.56 g/cm3

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
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.
Handling
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.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use method most appropriate to fight surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
50 µg/m3 PEL
Carcinogin
G-A3, I-2B, CP65
Poison_Class
1
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Avoid any skin contact. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
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.
   Skin
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.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2291
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
LEE