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LITHIUM CHLORIDE
ICSC: 0711
Peer-Review Status: 04.11.1997 Validated
 
CAS #: 7447-41-8 RTECS #: OJ5950000
EINECS #: 231-212-3
    Formula: LiCl
Molecular mass: 42.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!   
Inhalation   Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Confusion.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Dry. Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE HYGROSCOPIC AND DELIQUESCENT CRYSTALS OR POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The solution in water is corrosive to metals. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the central nervous system, cardiovascular system, kidneys and thyroid. This may result in impaired functions. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 1360°C
Melting point: 613°C
Relative density (water = 1): 2.1
Solubility in water, g/100ml: 76.9
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -2.7  
 

NOTES
The data on this card concern the anhydrous (water-free) substance.
There are also some hydrates of this compound which have different physical properties. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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