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!
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
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
Dry. Keep under inert gas. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance SILVERY-WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.
Chemical dangers Reacts with water. This produces flammable/explosive gas (hydrogen - see ICSC 0001).
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
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain.
Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water. The recommendations on this Card DO NOT APPLY to radioactive strontium.
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