Strontium oxide

  • Strontia
  • Strontium monoxide
Formula
SrO
Structure
Description
Odorless, gray-white granulated solid.
Uses
Production of strontium salts.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1314-11-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
215-219-9
Merck
12,9009
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
OSr
Formula mass
103.62
Melting point, °C
2430
Boiling point, °C
~3000
Density
4.7 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store away from acid in airtight containers.
Protection
Liquid proof PVC gloves, work clothes and safety goggles.
Respirators
Toxic dust respirator if dusty.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up and transfer to a sealed container.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Reacts rapidly with mineral acids generating heat. Reacts with air and water.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish surrounding fire using appropriate material. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Fire potential
Not flammable

Health.
Exposure effects
Contact may cause caustic burns to eyes, skin and irritation to mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical attention.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash off with water.
   Eyes
Irrigate with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.

Transport.