- Tungsten oxychloride
- Tungsten chloride oxide (WOCl4)
- Tetrachlorotungsten oxide
red hygroscopic crystals
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Handle and store under nitrogen.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Wear appropriate government approved respirator.
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Air and moisture sensitive.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Hydrogen chloride gas.
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
IRRITANT. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Causes eye and skin irritation. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption.
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.