- Indium trimethyl
Pyrophoric, white solid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R: 14 17
S: 6 8 43a
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Protect containers from damage. Do not allow temperatures to exceed 51 C. Store away from flammable materials.
Fire resistant gloves, face shield and safety goggles, fire resistant garments.
Trimethylindium is thermally unstable above 140 C DO NOT HEAT ABOVE 80 C.
water, air, oxidizers.
Pyrophoric solid, decomposes violently in water.
Always use dry powder, soda ash or lime to extinguish. Never use water, foam or halogenated compounds. Wear fire resistant clothing, SCBA, face shield, safety goggles, safety shoes and fire resistant gloves.
In a controlled fire, any unreacted material may reignite upon contact with air or water.
OSHA TLC: 0.1 mg/m3 (as In)
May cause irritation.
Contact may cause severe burns. Fumes may cause irritation.
Contact may cause severe burns. Fumes may cause irritation. Workers should not wear contact lenses.
Move exposed person to an uncontaminated area. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If breathing has stopped, apply artificial respiration. Medical assistance should be sought immediately. Keep victim warm and quiet.
Immediately flush affected area with large quantities of water. Remove affected clothing as rapidly as possible only if it is not stuck to the skin.
Flush contaminated eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Hold eyelids open to ensure complete flushing.