Thallium trifluoroacetylacetonate

  • 2,4-Pentanedione, 1,1,1-trifluoro-, thallium complex
  • Thallium, (1,1,1-trifluoro-2,4-pentanedionato-kO,kO')-
Formula
C5H4F3O2Tl
Structure
Description
White powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
54412-40-7
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.
Formula
C5H4F3O2Tl
Formula mass
357.46
Melting point, °C
104-110

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. 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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, acids.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride, thallium fumes.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause adverse nervous system effects including muscle tremors and incoordination. May cause paralysis. May cause polyneuritis, loss of hair, and endocrine system disorders.
   Ingestion
May be fatal if swallowed. May cause alopecia (loss of hair).
   Inhalation
May be fatal if inhaled.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. Substance is readily absorbed through the slkin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.