A white powder.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
1.6 g/cm3 (60 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Do not store near combustible materials. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Store under nitrogen.
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.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Organic materials, finely powdered metals, reducing agents.
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.
May explode from friction, heat or contamination. These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
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.
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.
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.
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory difficulty and coughing.
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Causes eye irritation.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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