Niax catalyst ESN

  • Raney Nickel
Formula
Ni
Description
Gray to black slurry. Activated nickel in water.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
62765-93-9
RTECS
QR3900000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1378
Beilstein/Gmelin
16229 (G)

Properties.
Formula
Ni
Formula mass
58.69
Melting point, °C
1453
Boiling point, °C
3007
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.2 (1280 C)
Density
8.9 g/cm3 (25 C)
Heat of fusion
15.9 kJ/mol

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
ELIMINATE all ignition sources. Do not touch or walk through spilled material. Stop leak if you can do it without risk.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
DO NOT USE WATER, FOAM OR carbon dioxide. Dousing metallic fires with water may generate hydrogen gas, an extremely dangerous explosion hazard, particularly if fire is in a confined environment. Use DRY sand, graphite powder, dry sodium chloride based extinguishers, G-1 or Met-L-X powder. Confining and smothering metal fires is preferable rather than applying water.
Hazards
Oxides from metallic fires are a severe health hazard. Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
NIOSH REL: See Appendix C OSHA PEL: See Appendix C
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
Substance or decomposition products may cause severe injury or death.
   Skin
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. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1378
Response guide
Hazard class
4.2
Packing Group
II