Platinum oxide

  • Platinum dioxide
  • Adams’ catalyst
Formula
PtO2
Structure
Description
Blue-black to brown red powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
52785-06-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
215-223-0
EC Class
oxidizing, irritant
S 17 26 36/37
UN (DOT)
1479
Merck
12,7686
Beilstein/Gmelin
9361 (G)
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
O2Pt
Formula mass
227.09
Melting point, °C
450
Decomposition point, °C
550
Density
10.2 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
2.06

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep away from combustible materials. Avoid contact unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Disposal code
27

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Use water. Do not use dry chemicals or foams. carbon dioxide or Halon may provide limited control. Large Fires: Flood fire area with water from a distance.
Fire potential
These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
Hazards
May explode from heat or contamination. May react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). May ignite combustibles.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
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
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
1479
Response guide
HS Code
2843 90 90