Strontium chloride

Formula
SrCl
Structure
Description
White to colorless crystals.
Uses
Production of other strontium salts.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10476-85-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-971-6
RTECS
WK8400000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Merck
12,9000
Beilstein/Gmelin
37839 (G)
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-2025
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Cl2Sr
Formula mass
118.18
Melting point, °C
868
Boiling point, °C
1250
Density
1.96 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep well closed.
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
Intense heat may necessitate use of self-contained breathing apparatus.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
Stable.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Fire potential
Nonflammable.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.