Strontium peroxide

Formula
SrO2
Structure
Description
A white powder.
Uses
In antiseptic.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1314-18-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
215-224-6
RTECS
WL0100000
UN (DOT)
1509
Merck
12,9010
Beilstein/Gmelin
62221 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
O2Sr
Formula mass
119.61
Melting point, °C
215
Density
1.6 g/cm3 (60 C)
Solubility in water
Decomposes

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Do not store near combustible materials. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Store under nitrogen.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use and store under nitrogen. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Organic materials, finely powdered metals, reducing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Strong oxidizer. Contact with combustible materials may cause a fire. Extinguishing media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.
Fire potential
May explode from friction, heat or contamination. These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
Hazards
May explode from friction, heat or contamination. May ignite combustibles (wood, paper, oil, clothing, etc.). Some will react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may create fire or explosion hazard.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.
Health
1
 
Reactivity
1
 
 
Special
O

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Effects may be delayed 2 to 4 hours. Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastroenteritis. May be harmful if swallowed. May form methemoglobin which in sufficient concentration causes cyanosis.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory difficulty and coughing.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes 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 eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
1509
Response guide
Hazard class
5.1
Packing Group
II
 
Std. Transport #
4918755