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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 76
Revision Date: March 22, 2016
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Antimony

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9435
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 4). Harmful if swallowed (H302). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, inhalation (Category 4). Harmful if inhaled (H332). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Antimony

Synonyms: Stibium
7440-36-0 Sb 121.75
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing (P304+P340).
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing.
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water.
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable, noncombustible solid. When heated or in contact with acid, may emit toxic fumes of Stibine (SbH3). Dust or powder is a fire/moderate explosion risk when exposed to heat or flame.
Autoignition Temp: 330 °C
In case of fire: Use graphite powder, sand or dolomite or Class D fire extinguishing material.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Do not allow solid to become airborne. Ventilate area. Wipe up with moist towels, place in a sealed bag or container, and dispose. Wash spill site after material pickup is complete. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Inorganic #1. Store with metals and metal hydrides.
Use and dispense powder or dust in a hood.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Keep container tightly closed (P233). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
Exposure guidelines: PEL/TLV 0.5 mg/m3 IDLH 50 mg/m3


SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Silvery or gray lustrous metal. Odorless.
Soluble: Insoluble in water.

Boiling point: 1587 °C
Melting point: 630 °C
Specific gravity: 6.68

SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with oxidizers, acids, and halogens.
When heated or in contact with acid, emits toxic fumes of Stibine (SbH3).
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Toxic, irritant.
Chronic effects: Kidney damage, liver damage.
Target organs: Respiratory system, cardiovascular system, liver, kidneys.
ORL-RAT LD50: 7 g/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Toxic to aquatic organisms.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #27d is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Antimony Powder. Hazard class: 6.1, Keep away from food. UN number: UN2871.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (231-146-5).
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
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