Odorless, yellow pieces.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Neoprene gloves, chemical safety goggles, normal lab wear.
Absorb with sand or inert material. Neutralize. Sweep or scoop up and remove.
Strong acids, strong oxidizers, moisture.
Produces acetylene gas on contact with moisture.
Extinguish using agent for metal fires (like G-1 powder, MET-L-X or TEC)
A potentially flammable solid.
1 mg/L (as Y)
Yttrium compounds have been reported to produce liver injury in test animals. As a lanthanide, yttrium may affect blood clotting time.
Yttrium and compounds have caused pulmonary irritation in test animals. Diffuse pulmonary fibrosis has also been reported.
Induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Get medical attention. (problem for dust only).
Flush with soap and water.
Flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.