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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 79
Revision Date: May 16, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Antimony Trichloride

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9437
Signal Word
DANGER
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: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 1). Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314). Do not breathe dust or fume (P260).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Antimony trichloride

Synonyms: Butter of antimony; Antimonous chloride
10025-91-9 SbCl3 228.13
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P310).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing (P304+P340).
If on skin: Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rise skin with water (P303+P361+P353).
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, and continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth (P330). Do NOT induce vomiting (P331).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable solid.
Corrosive reacts vigorously with water generating hydrochloric acid.
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and water. Sweep up the spill, place in a sealed bag or container, and dispose. Ventilate area and 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 #2. Store with acetates, halides, sulfates, sulfites, thiosulfates and phosphates. Very hygroscopic. Store in Flinn Chem-Saf™ bag, and then inside a Flinn Saf-Stor™ can. Use only in a well-ventilated area or in a hood.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well-ventilated area or in a hood.
Exposure guidelines: PEL/TLV 0.5 mg/m3; IDLH 50 mg/m3
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
White or gray, crystalline solid. Chlorine-like odor.
Soluble: Water 10% (reaction), alcohol, and chloroform.

Boiling point: 220 °C
Melting point: 73 °C
Specific gravity: 3.1
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
The poison gas stibine is formed by the action of acidic reducing agents on antimony compounds. Fumes at room temperature.
When heated to decomposition, emits toxic fumes of Cl and Sb.
Shelf life: Poor, very hygroscopic. See Section 7 for further information.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Corrosive, toxic.
Chronic effects: Possible mutagen.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RAT LD50: 525 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
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 trichloride, solid. Hazard class: 8, Corrosive. UN number: UN1733.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (233-047-2), RCRA code D002, D003.
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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