|ANTIMONY PENTAFLUORIDE||ICSC: 0220 (June 2011)|
| CAS #: 7783-70-2
| UN #: 1732
|EC Number: 232-021-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||Use powder, carbon dioxide. NO water. NO hydrous agents. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Skin||Redness. Serious skin burns. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer immediately for medical attention. Apply calcium gluconate to the burn areas.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Burns in mouth and throat. Sore throat. Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERMay be corrosive to metals
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Causes damage to respiratory system
Causes damage to the cardiovascular system and the respiratory tract through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life
|Separated from combustible substances, reducing agents and food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Do NOT store or transport in containers made from metal or glass. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|ANTIMONY PENTAFLUORIDE||ICSC: 0220|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (as Sb): 0.5 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3A
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
The symptoms of lung oedema 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.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
See ICSC 0283.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 20/22-51/53; S: (2)-61; Note: A, 1
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations