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STRONTIUM CHROMATE
ICSC: 0957
Peer-Review Status: 12.04.2013 Validated
C.I. Pigment yellow 32
Chromic acid strontium salt 
CAS #: 7789-06-2 RTECS #: GB3240000
UN #: 3288
EC #: 024-009-00-4
EINECS #: 232-142-6
    Formula: SrCrO4
Molecular mass: 203.6

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! AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Wheezing.  Use closed system or ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles, face shield 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 Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. 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.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-22-50/53; S: 53-45-60-61; Note: E 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
Harmful if swallowed
Fatal if inhaled
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
May cause an allergic skin reaction
May cause genetic defects
May cause cancer
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Causes damage to the kidneys through prolonged or repeated exposure
Harmful to aquatic life 
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EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (as Cr): 0.01mg/m³ as TWA; A1 (confirmed human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2012).
MAK: Carcinogen category: 1; Germ cell mutagen group: 2; Sensitization of skin (SH); (DFG 2012). 

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the respiratory tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause asthma. The substance may have effects on the kidneys. Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause nasal ulceration. This may result in perforation of the nasal septum. This substance is carcinogenic to humans. Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes
Density: 3.9 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 15°C: 0.12 (poor) 
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it is persistent. 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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