Manganese(II) sulfide (b form)

Formula
MnS
Structure
Description
red cubic crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
18820-29-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
242-599-3
UN (DOT)
3283
Merck
12,5783
Beilstein/Gmelin
37859 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
MnS
Formula mass
87
Melting point, °C
1141
Density
3.3 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
4.7 mg/L
Viscosity
0.0264 cp (1250 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, acids, oxidizing agents, active metals.
Decomposition
Sulfur oxides (SOx), including sulfur oxide and sulfur dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause central nervous system effects including vertigo, anxiety, depression, muscle incoordination, and emotional instability.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   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. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
3283
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
SEC