- Thallic oxide
- Dithallium trioxide
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
5.56 g/cm3 (0 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly closed container. Keep away from food and drinking water. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not ingest or inhale.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Isolate area and deny entry.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Forms explosive mixtures with sulfur and sulfur compounds.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Substance is noncombustible. Decomposes at high temperatures releasing oxygen which may cause an existing fire to burn more vigorously. Extinguishing media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.
Substance is noncombustible. Decomposes at high temperatures releasing oxygen which may cause an existing fire to burn more vigorously.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
NIOSH REL: TWA 0.1 mg/m3 [skin] OSHA PEL: TWA 0.1 mg/m3 [skin] IDLH 15 mg/m3 (as Tl)
Chronic inhalation can cause hair loss, fatigue, weight loss, and pain in the extremities. Chronic skin exposure may cause effects similar to those of chronic inhalation.
May be fatal if swallowed. Symptoms of acute intoxication include pain in the extremeties, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, wobbly gait, jumbled speech, convulsions, and
Dust is irritating to the respiratory tract.
May cause skin irritation. May be absorbed through the skin. Chronic inhalation can cause hair loss, fatigue, weight loss, and pain in the extremities. Chronic skin exposure may cause effects similar to those of chronic inhalation.
May cause eye irritation.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Treat symptomatically and supportively. Get medical aid immediately. SPEED IS ESSENTIAL. A DOCTOR MUST BE NOTIFIED AT ONCE.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical aid immediately. 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 immediately.
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