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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 848
Revision Date: March 21, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Wood's Metal

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10487
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, inhalation (Category 2). Fatal if inhaled (H330). Do not breathe dust or fumes (P260).
Hazard class: Germ cell mutagenicity (Category 2). Suspected of causing genetic defects (H341). Obtain special instructions before use (P201). Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood (P202). Use personal protective equipment as required (P281).
Hazard class: Carcinogenicity (Category 2). Suspected of causing cancer (H351). Obtain special instructions before use (P201). Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood (P202). Use personal protective equipment as required (P281). Elemental lead is a possible human carcinogen (IARC-2B).
Hazard class: Reproductive toxicity (Category 1A). May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360).
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 4). Harmful if swallowed (H302). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).
Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure (Category 1). Causes damage to organs (H372).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Bismuth
Lead
Tin
Cadmium

Synonyms: Ostalloy, Liposit'z metal
76093-98-6
7439-92-1
7440-31-5
7440-43-9
Bi
Pb
Sn
Cd
208.98
207.21
118.71
112.41
50%
25%
12.5%
12.5%
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice or attention (P308+P313).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing (P304+P340). Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P310).
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 (P302+P301+P312).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable solid.
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
Sweep up, place in 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 #1. Store with metals and metal hydrides.
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). Wear respiratory protection (P284).
Exposure guidelines: (as cadmium) PEL 0.005 mg/m3 (OSHA) TLV 0.01 mg/m3 (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Silver-gray, dull, ductile metal. Odorless.
Melting point: 70 °C
Specific gravity: 9.6
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid as fume or dust. Avoid contact with acids.
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Highly toxic. Stomach pains, vomiting, diarrhea, lung irritation, chest pain, and edema, which may be fatal.
Chronic effects: Anemia, reproductive hazard, known carcinogen.
Target organs: Nerves, blood, kidneys, female/male reproductive system, lungs.
ORL-RAT LD50: 2330 mg/kg (as cadmium)
IHL-RAT LC50: 25 mg/m3/30 m (as cadmium)
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
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: Not regulated. Hazard class: N/A. UN number: N/A.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
RCRA code D008.
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).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.