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STRONTIUMICSC: 1534
October 2004
CAS #: 7440-24-6
EINECS #: 231-133-4

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible but forms flammable gas on contact with water or damp air.    NO contact with water.    NO water. Use dry sand, special powder.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.   
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. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Dry. Keep under inert gas. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
STRONTIUM ICSC: 1534
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
SILVERY-WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with water. This produces flammable/explosive gas (hydrogen - see ICSC 0001). 

Formula: Sr
Atomic mass: 87.6
Boiling point: 1384°C
Melting point: 757°C
Density: 2.64 g/cm³
Solubility in water: reaction 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain. 

NOTES
Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
The recommendations on this Card DO NOT APPLY to radioactive strontium. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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