|ANTIMONY||ICSC: 0775 (October 2006)|
| CAS #: 7440-36-0
| UN #: 2871
|EC Number: 231-146-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible under specific conditions. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with acids or halogens.||NO open flames. NO contact with oxidizing agents, halogens or acids. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Cough. See Ingestion.||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 or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.||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 sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from oxidants, acids, halogens and food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|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: 0.5 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: (including its inorganic compounds, except stibine): carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3A
|Other boiling points: 1325°C, 1440°C, 1587 °C, 1750°C.
The recommendations on this card apply only to metallic antimony.
See ICSCs 0012, 0220, 0776 and 1224.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Antimony (UKPID)