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TIN (II) FLUORIDEICSC: 0860
April 2004
CAS #: 7783-47-3Stannous fluoride
Tin bifluoride
Tin difluoride
UN #: 3288
EINECS #: 231-999-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from acids, chlorine and food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
TIN (II) FLUORIDE ICSC: 0860
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with acids. This produces hydrogen fluoride. Reacts violently with chlorine. This generates fire hazard. 

Formula: SnF2
Molecular mass: 156.7
Boiling point: 850°C
Melting point: 213°C
Density: 4.57 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 30  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
Corrosive on ingestion. The substance is irritating to the eyes. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the teeth and bones (fluorosis). 


Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 2 mg/m3, ppm, as TWA 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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