SECTION I - PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Manufacturer: Preparation Date 03/01/91 EM Science Date MSDS Printed: June 11, 1992 A Division of EM Industries Information Phone Number: 609-354-9200 PO Box 70 Hours: Mon. to Fri. 3:30 - 5:00 PM 480 Democrat Road Chemtrec Emergency Phone: 800-424-9300 Catalog Number(s): FABC2
Chemical Name: Cesium Iodide
Trade Name: None
Chemical Family: Halogen Compound
Molecular Weight: 259.81
SECTION II - COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
COMPONENT CAS# APPR % Cesium Iodide 7789-17-5 100%
SECTION III - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview: May be harmful if inhaled or swallowed May be irritating to skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Appearance: White Powder
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS (Acute and Chronic)
Symptoms of Exposure: May be harmful if inhaled or swallowed. Dust may be irritating on contact with skin, eyes, or mucous membranes Medical Condition aggravated by exposure: Data not Available Routes of Entry: Inhalation, Ingestion Carginogenicity: The material is not listed (IARC, NTP, OSHA) as cancer causing agent.
SECTION IV - FIRST AID MEASURES
EMERGENCY FIRST AID:
Get medical assistance for all cases of overexposure
Skin: Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
Eyes: Immediately flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air, give artificial respiration if breathing has stopped.
Ingestion: If conscious, drink water and induce vomiting immediately as directed by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
SECTION V - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point (F): Noncombustible
Flammable Limits LEL (%): N/A
Flammable Limits UEL (%): N/A
Extinguishing Media: Use any suitable for adjacent material.
Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Fire & Explosion Hazards: Thermal decomposition produces toxic fumes.
SECTION VI - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Evacuate the area of all unnecessary personnel.
Wear suitable protective equipment listed under exposure/personal protection.
Eliminate any ignition sources until the area is determined to be free from explosion or fire hazard.
Contain the release and eliminate its source, if this can be done without risk.
Take up and containerize for proper disposal as described under disposal.
Comply with federal, state, and local regulations on reporting releases.
Refer to Regulatory Information for reportable quantity and other regulatory data.
SECTION VII - HANDLING AND STORAGE
HANDLING AND STORAGE:
Keep container closed.
Do not breathe dust.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
SECTION VIII - EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Engineering Controls and Personal Protective Equipment:
VENTILATION, RESPIRATORY PROTECTION, PROTECTIVE CLOSING, EYE PROTECTION:
Material should be handled or transferred in an approved fume hood or with adequate ventilation.
Protective gloves should be worn to prevent skin contact (Viton® or equivalent)
Safety glasses with side shields should be worn at all times.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not take internally.
Eye wash and safety equipment should be readily available.
OSHA - PEL: TWA STEL CL COMPONENT PPM MG/M3 PPM MG/M3 PPM MG/ME SKIN Cesium Iodide ACGIH - TLV: TWA STEL CL COMPONENT PPM MG/M3 PPM MG/M3 PPM MG/ME SKIN Cesium Iodide
SECTION IX - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling Point (C 760 mmhg): 1280
Melting Point (C): 621
Specific Gravity (H20 = 1): 4.51
Vapor Pressure (MM HG):N/A
Percent Volatile by Vol (%): N/A
Vapor Density (Air = 1): N/A
Evaporation Rate (BUAC = 1): N/A
Solubility in Water (%): 4.4
Appearance: White Powder
SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Hazardous Polymerization: Does not occur
Hazardous Decomposition: Iodine
Conditions to Avoid: Extreme Heat
Materials To Avoid:
( ) Water
( ) Acids
( ) Bases
( ) Oxidizers
( ) Other:
SECTION XI - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Toxicity Data: ORL-RAT LD50: 2386 MG/KG
Toxicological Findings: None
Cited in Registry of Toxic Effects of Substances (RTECS)
SECTION XII - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
EPA Waste Numbers:
Treatment: Material does not have an EPA Waster number and is not a listed waste, however, consultation with a permitted waste disposal site (TSD) should be accomplished.
Always contact a permitted waster disposer (TSD) to assure compliance with all current local, state and federal regulations.
SECTION XIII - TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT Proper Shipping Name: (Non-Regulated)
DOT ID Number: None
SECTION XIV - REGULATORY INFORMATION
The CAS number of this product is listed on the TSCA Inventory.
SARA SARA CERCLA COMPONENT EHS EHS TPX RQ (302) (LBS) (LBS) Cesium Iodide OSHA SARA DEMINIMIS
COMPONENT FLOOR LIST 313 FOR SARA 313
SECTION XV - OTHER INFORMATION
FPA Hazard Ratings:
01/17/87 - 07/19/88
; = Revised Section
N/A = Not Available
N/E = Non Established
The statements contained herein are offered for informational purposes only and are based upon technical data that EM SCIENCE believes to be accurate. It is intended for use only by persons having the necessary technical skill and at their own descretion and risk. Since conditions and manner of use are outside our control, we make no warranty, express or implied , of merchantability, fitness or otherwise.
Portions copyright Aiel Research Corporation, 1991. Restricted use conditions apply. Selected regulatory information in this MSDS has been derived from Ariel Research Corporation's International Chemical Regulatory Monitoring System (ICRMS). Use of this data is provided subject to the terms of the license agreement between EM Industries and Ariel Research Corporation. Futher distribution is prohibited without authorization.
Viton® is a registered trademark of DuPont Dow Elastomers
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