|THALLIUM SULFATE||ICSC: 0336 (April 2013)|
|Thallium (I) sulfate
| CAS #: 7446-18-6
| UN #: 1707
|EC Number: 231-201-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. See Ingestion.||Use closed system or breathing protection.||Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. See Ingestion.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Headache. Weakness. Convulsions. Muscle pain. Paralysis. Delirium. Unconsciousness. See Notes.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance and complete protective clothing. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERFatal if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin
Causes skin and eye irritation
Causes damage to organs
Causes damage to the nervous system through prolonged or repeated exposure
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store only in original container. Well closed. Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|THALLIUM SULFATE||ICSC: 0336|
|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 Tl, inhalable fraction): 0.02 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin)|
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
|The symptoms of neurological disorders do not become manifest until after a few days.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
See ICSCs 0077 and 1221.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 28-38-48/25-51/53; S: (1/2)-13-36/37-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations