Lithium hypochlorite mixtures, dry

  • Hypochlorous acid, lithium salt
  • Lithium chloride oxide
  • Lithium oxychloride
Formula
LiClO
Structure
Description
Powder. Color will vary based on the type of mixture.
Uses
Microbiocide, water treatment

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13840-33-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
237-558-1
RTECS
NH3486000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Tumorigen; Reproductive Effector
UN (DOT)
1471
Beilstein/Gmelin
243949 (G)
EPA OPP
14702
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-6092
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
ClLiO

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry area, away from other chemicals. Keep containers closed when not in use.
Handling
Highly corrosive. Avoid contact -- use protective equipment when using. All surfaces and utensils must be dry.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers. Neutralize with sodium thiosulfate or sodium sulfite.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong acids, combustible materials.
Decomposition
Oxygen and chlorine gases are generated when heated or in contact with strong acids.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Flood with water. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible.
Fire potential
These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
Hazards
May decompose explosively when heated or involved in a fire. May explode from heat or contamination. Some will react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). May ignite combustibles (wood, paper, oil, clothing, etc.). Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may create fire or explosion hazard.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
 
Special
O

Health.
Poison_Class
2
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion may cause severe injury, burns, or death.
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause injury, burns, death.
   Skin
Contact may result in injury, burns and death.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Induce vomiting and seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1471
Response guide
Hazard class
5.1
Packing Group
II
 
Std. Transport #
4918727