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TINICSC: 1535
October 2004
CAS #: 7440-31-5
EINECS #: 231-141-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use special powder, dry sand. NO other agents.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  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   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 oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
TIN ICSC: 1535
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Formula: Sn
Atomic mass: 118.7
Boiling point: 2260°C
Melting point: 231.9°C
Density: 7.2 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 , especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the lungs. This may result in a benign pneumoconiosis (stannosis). 


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

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Tin (WHO Food Additives Series 46)
       Tin (WHO Food Additives Series 24)
       TIN (JECFA Evaluation)