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PLATINIUMICSC: 1393
Platinum sponge
Platinum black (powder)
November 2003
CAS #: 7440-06-4
EC Number: 231-116-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION         In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
PLATINIUM ICSC: 1393
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
BLACK POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Platinium is a catalytic substance and may cause reaction in contact with many organic and inorganic substances, causing fire and explosion hazard. 

Formula: Pt
Atomic mass: 195.1
Boiling point: 3827°C
Melting point: 1769°C
Density: 21.45 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly , especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 1 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: (as Pt): sensitization of respiratory tract and skin (SAH) 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
The recommendations on this card do not apply to soluble platinum salts. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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