Odorless, black powder.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Wear goggles and rubber gloves.
Sweep up spill and collect for proper disposal in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Avoid raising dust during clean-up.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong acids, strong bases, water.
Fight surrounding fire. Wear SCBA.
Toxic zinc containing fumes may be generated in a fire.
OSHA PEL 5 mg (ZnO fumes)/m3
Inhalation of dust may cause irritation. May be irritating to skin and eyes (by abrasive action). When heated, fumes containing zinc oxide may be generated which when inhaled can cause a sweet taste, throat dryness, cough, weakness, generalized aching, fever, nausea and vomiting and can lead to brass founders disease.
If swallowed, give water or milk and induce vomiting.
Move to fresh air.
Wash affected area well with water.
Rinse with water for at least 15 minutes.