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TIN(IV) OXIDEICSC: 0954
October 2004
CAS #: 18282-10-5Stannic oxide
Stannic anhydride
Tin dioxide
EINECS #: 242-159-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong reducing agents. 
PACKAGING
 
TIN(IV) OXIDE ICSC: 0954
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE OR SLIGHTLY GREY POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts violently with strong reducing agents. 

Formula: SnO2
Molecular mass: 150.7
Sublimation point: 1800-1900°C
Melting point: 1630°C
Density: 6.95 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation to the respiratory tract. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged inhalation of dust particles may cause effects on the lungs. This may result in a benign pneumoconiosis (stannosis). 


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

ENVIRONMENT
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in crustacea. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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