Lycopodium

Formula
Unspecified
Description
Pale yellow solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8023-70-9
UN (DOT)
1325
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep containers tightly closed.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. May form flammable dust-air mixtures.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. If sweeping is necessary, use a dust suppressant agent. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
No information found.
Decomposition
No data available.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. This material in sufficient quantity and reduced particle size is capable of creating a dust explosion. Flammable solid. Extinguishing media: Use alcohol foam, carbon dioxide, or water spray when fighting fires involving this material.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause asthmatic attacks due to allergic sensitization of the respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. Low hazard for normal industrial handling.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
1325
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
II; III